What you need to know
- Apple is being sued over the Siri recording fiasco that broke last month.
- The plaintiff filed the lawsuit in Northern California.
- It seeks an unspecified amount in damages and for Apple to delete the Siri recordings.
Apple is being hit with its first class action lawsuit as a result of the Siri recordings that were passed on to contractors to listen to. First spotted by Kid Lewsing, the lawsuit was filed in federal court in Northern California.
The lawsuit goes after Apple for failing to disclose this practice to users and offering an opt own option.
The lawsuit also points out the Apple tries to stand apart from Facebook, Amazon and Google with its privacy first approach, but that isn't really the case as the fiasco has shown.
The plaintiff goes on to argue that if users wanted to use Apple devices in the future, how would they be certain this practice isn't going on anymore.
The plaintiffs are looking for a certain amount in damages and for Apple to delete the Siri recordings.
They need to be sued!!! What a heinous act of distrust for their customers!!!
The use of 3 exclamation marks is the internationally accepted signal for sarcasm, right?!
Much ado about nothing.
what's a "an opt own option."
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