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Apple can’t get out of facing a class-action lawsuit over AirTags stalking claims

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Apple can’t get out of facing a class-action lawsuit over AirTags stalking claims

A San Francisco judge has ruled that Apple must face a lawsuit accusing the company of negligence over the potential stalking risks created by its AirTags, 

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 reports. While the bulk of the roughly three dozen claims in the class-action suit were dismissed, US District Judge Vince Chhabria denied Apple’s bid to have the suit thrown out based on three plaintiffs’ claims alleging that “when they were stalked, the problems with the AirTag’s safety features were substantial, and that those safety defects caused their injuries.”

While the suit argues that Apple was warned of the potential for its Bluetooth item trackers to be misused and thus should be held liable under California law, Apple disagrees, according to Bloomberg. After it released AirTags, Apple later rolled out safety features designed to thwart stalking attempts, like an update that made it so AirTags would emit a loud sound when they get a certain distance from their owner and notifications about unknown trackers. Apple and

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also last year announced that they’re working together on developing industry standards to proactively ****** the misuse of tracking devices.

Nevertheless, the lawsuit argues that AirTags have “become the ******* of choice of stalkers and abusers,” Bloomberg reports. The case was filed in the Northern California district court.

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