The Total of Class Actions filed against Apple to date has climbed to 40 as 5 new ones Surface from Miami, Chicago and San Jose
What a crazy week it's been for Apple. Beyond having to deal with security issues relating to Meltdown and Spectre, they had a French Prosecutor open a preliminary investigation into 'planned obsolescence' of iPhones which could be very serious for Apple. That action sparked five U.S. Republican Senators to send letters to Apple's CEO demanding answers regarding the throttling of iPhones and about fires that broke out in Apple Store repair shops in connection to iPhones in Zurich Switzerland and Valencia Spain this week.
To pile it on a little thicker, Apple was hit with a new wave of Class Action lawsuits totaling 13 for this week alone, giving us a grand total of 39 to date. There were 8 filed in three separate reports (one, two and three) and today another 5 are being covered in this report that were filed with the courts on January 11th and 12th. The lawsuits, as presented below, include 3 from San Jose, 1 from Miami and another from Chicago.
Class Action Lawsuit Reports Posted on this One Issue since December 22, 2017
30: Five more Class Action Lawsuits have been filed against Apple for Purposely Slowing Down iPhones in Miami, Chicago and San Jose
29: First Class Action-Like Lawsuit filed against Apple in Korea with a Massive one representing 370,000 iPhone owners in the Works – (total rises to 34 class actions).
28: With Two more Class Action Lawsuits filed against Apple for slowing iPhones, CNBC's Cramer says Apple has become a Punching Bag
27: Two new Class Action Lawsuits filed against Apple for Purposely Reducing iPhone Performance Raises the total to Thirty to Date
26: Class Actions #26 and #27 against Apple for Purposely Slowing iPhones were filed in Brooklyn and San Francisco
25: Class Action #25 against Apple for Purposely Slowing iPhones was filed in Missouri, with 4 Additional Foreign Filings on the way
24: iPhone Fans in San Jose seem to be Really Angry at Apple, as Class Action #24 marks the 3rd Filing made from there on Friday
23: Class Action #23 against Apple was filed in San Jose for Deceptively Slowing iPhones, a Practice Apple Competitors don't engage in
22: Class Action #22 against Apple was filed in San Jose California for Slowing iPhones by Misrepresentation and Deception
21: Class Action #21 against Apple was filed in Brooklyn for Intentionally Degrading the iPhone's Performance
20: Class Action #22 against Apple was filed in San Jose California for Slowing iPhones by Misrepresentation and Deception
19: Class Action #21 against Apple was filed in Brooklyn for Intentionally Degrading the iPhone's Performance
18: Class Action #20 against Apple is demanding $5 Billion for Purposely Slowing iPhones
17: The First Class Action against Apple in 2018 over slowing iPhones was filed in Cincinnati Ohio
16: Class Action #18 has been filed against Apple in Chicago for Purposely 'Throttling Processor Speed' to Induce sales of new iPhones
15: Class Action Lawsuits #16 and #17 against Apple over Purposely Slowing iDevices were filed in Mississippi and Missouri
14: Class Action #15 filed in Indiana Claims Apple Software Updates dramatically & artificially reduced performance of Legacy Devices
13: First Class Action from New Orleans Claims that Apple 'Designed Software Updates' to slow iPhones to Encourage New Sales
12: Despite Apple's Public Apology and Explanation over the Performance of Batteries, another Class Action was Filed Yesterday in San Jose
11: First Class Action from Texas Claims that Apple Intentionally Designed Software Updates to Slowdown iPhones
10: First Class Action against Apple from Chicago Surfaces Claiming 'Intentional Sabotage of Older Model iPhones'
09: Apple Hit with a Lawsuit over Slowing iPhones in France and a Pair of Law Firms in Korea are Preparing Class Actions
08: The 10th Class Action against Apple Claims they Fraudulently Omitted Information about the Battery Issue in order to sell new iPhones
07: The 9th Lawsuit against Apple for Purposely slowing iPhones Points to Fraud, Unjust Enrichment and 9 other Causes for their Class Action
06: The 7th and 8th Class Action Lawsuits have been filed in New York and California with one Suit demanding an insane $999 Billion Payout
05: Apple Hit with a $125 Million Class Action in Israel over Purposely Slowing iPhones
04: Apple hammered with Class Action #5 for slowing iPhone Battery Issue
03: The Fourth Lawsuit against Apple regarding the slowing iPhone Battery Issue was filed in New York on Friday
02: Apple has been hit with a Third Battery Issue Related Lawsuit by a Bay Area Resident
01: In the Blink of an Eye, Apple's Admission of Slowing Batteries on Older iPhones turns into a Class Action Lawsuit (this report covers two class action lawsuits)
Please note that it's been reported that lawsuits against Apple on this issue are in-the-works in France, South Korea, Australia, Israel and Canada in 2018, but are not presently official and therefore cannot be a part of the official list of Class Actions noted above.
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