Against Apple filed the biggest class action lawsuit - from 63,000 iPhone owners

By: Elena Shcherban | 31.03.2018, 12:24
Against Apple filed the biggest class action lawsuit - from 63,000 iPhone owners

The law firm Hannuri Law filed in   The Central District Court of Seoul in   Korea's class action against Apple, while it represents the interests of just 63,000 outraged users.

The lawsuit is filed by   name 63   767 iPhone owners, and   this is the largest number of participants in a single trial.

AT   than accuse

The cause of complaints was the deliberate slowdown of old smartphones , in   than Apple confessed to   the end of last year. Recall from   Using the iOS update, the manufacturer reduced the speed of the devices and   power consumption peaks to exclude the possibility of   spontaneous reboot on   measure the " aging " of batteries.

If Korea's Themis recognizes Apple as guilty, that   will have to pay   lawsuit $ 11.88   millions or   $ 186 each claimant.

Who else is suing?

AT   United States, by   the last count, 59 suits have already been filed   links with   slowdown of smartphones. The question of   will be able to   whether the complaints submitted are consolidated in   one class action suit.

AT   January in   The United States has filed a class action lawsuit against   122 users, and   at   early March   - from   400.

Recall on   Recently Apple «rolled» iOS 11.3 update , which allows users to turn off features that affect the   the performance of the iPhone.

Source: The Investor