Megan Geuss reports that it’s not just state attorneys general RadioShack needs to be concerned about in its sale of customer data. Apple has also jumped into the fray:
Apple is asking a Delaware bankruptcy court to prohibit RadioShack from selling data that the retailer gathered about customers buying Apple products.
In its own objection to the resale of this information, Apple is saying that RadioShack’s database contains information gathered about Apple customers who bought iPhones and iPads through the retailer. Apple lawyers wrote that RadioShack had agreed to protect Apple customers’ data before being allowed to sell iPhones through its chain stores. “The Reseller Agreement between Apple and RadioShack protects information collected by RadioShack regarding purchasers of Apple products (the “Apple Customer Information”) and prohibits the proposed sale of such information,” Apple wrote.
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