U.S. judge dismisses class action lawsuit against iTunes and Apple Music data privacy

Apple won a final ruling in a class-action lawsuit on Monday, local time,media reported. In this case, Apple is accused of making unfair profits by collecting and selling user data on iTunes and Apple Music.

U.S. judge dismisses class action lawsuit against iTunes and Apple Music data privacy

In his ruling, U.S. District Judge William Alsup said the lawsuit was dismissed by the Northern California court because the plaintiff struck a change in the suit by November 14, meaning the plaintiff could not provide sufficient factual and supporting documents.

For apple, the company won a motion to dismiss the lawsuit on October 25.

In May, plaintiffs Leigh Wheaton, Jill Paul and Trevor Paul filed a lawsuit alleging that Apple violated laws in Rhode Island and Michigan to sell, sublease, transmit or disclose customer information without consent. Specifically, Apple sells personal listening information to third parties, including data brokers and app developers. In the case of Apple’s invasion of privacy, the plaintiffs demanded that the company overpay to cover the risks of personal surveillance, the loss of value of baseless spam and phone promotions, and identity theft.

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