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 November 21, 2014  Posted by  Business, Court

Ross Todd reports:

 A federal judge in San Jose just delivered Apple Inc. a double whammy in proposed class actions over a glitch that prevented the delivery of text messages to users who switched to non-Apple devices.


On Wednesday she declined to dismiss claims in a separate lawsuit alleging privacy intrusions under the Wiretap Act—claims that carry statutory damages of up to $10,000 per violation.

“Plaintiffs have sufficiently alleged a viable cause of action under the Wiretap Act for [Apple]’s intentional interception of text messages from current to former Apple device users,” she wrote in Backhaut v. Apple, 14-2285.

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