A new lawsuit claims that “AT&T is regularly overcharging iPhone and iPad owners for data consumption, a new lawsuit alleges,” Electronista reports.
“The case’s lawyers say they have spent $80,000 testing the claim, in one case buying a new iPhone and turning off anything that could impact 3G data use,” Electronista reports. “AT&T nevertheless ended up sending a bill for 35 data transactions.”
Electronista reports, “AT&T insists that the allegations are “without merit,” and also that customers misunderstand how data is charged. People may for instance be unaware of automatic app updates happening in the background, the company says. It may be referring to things like push notifications, which require status checks that consume small amounts of data.”
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