Judge Again Finds IPhone Owners Lack Standing To Bring Antitrust Claims

Judge Again Finds IPhone Owners Lack Standing To Bring Antitrust Claims

OAKLAND, Calif. - For the second time, a California federal judge on Dec. 2 dismissed a putative antitrust class action against Apple Inc., finding that the plaintiff consumers failed to establish standing as direct purchasers to assert antitrust violations related to Apple's sale of iPhone applications (apps) (In re Apple iPhone Antitrust Litigation, No.4:11-cv-06714, N.D. Calif.; 2013 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 169836).

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