Apple Customer Files Class Action Lawsuit Complaint Against Apple For Allegedly Having Requested and Recorded ZIP Codes In Connection With Credit Card Transactions.
Apple Inc. (“Apple” or “Defendant”) has reportedly been named as a defendant in a privacy class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (styled Adam Christensen, Jeffrey Scolnick, and William Farrell v. Apple, Inc., Case No. CV 1:14-cv-10100) alleging, among other things, that Apple violated Massachusetts law by requiring, as a condition of using a credit card to make a purchase, Plaintiffs’ and the proposed Class members’ personal identification information, i.e., their ZIP codes, according to the Apple class action lawsuit complaint.
The proposed Apple class action lawsuit is reportedly brought on behalf of the following putative class members:
“All persons from whom Apple requested and recorded personal identification information in conjunction with a credit card transaction occurring in Massachusetts.”
The Apple class action lawsuit complaint reportedly asserts legal claims for alleged violations of Massachusetts Unfair Trade Practices Act Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 93A.
The Plaintiffs and the putative class in the Apple class action law suit reportedly seek, among other things, declaratory relief, statutory damages, doubling or treble damages, injunctive relief, reasonable litigation expenses and attorneys’ fees and pre and post judgment interest.