Apple Fined Less than a Thousand Bucks In South Korean iPhone Tracking Lawsuit
Jul 15, 2011 12:17
Apple got fined for tracking our location via the iPhone, courtesy of a South Korean lawyer. The payout? $946. What?!
Kim Hyung-suk had sued Apple Korea over the covert tracking, Reuters reports, and a court later ordered the company to pay up over the transgression the cost of one million Korean Won. This seems a little paltry, and Kim seems to think so, as he's readying a class action suit for a second go. [Reuters via 9to5Mac]
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