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Company Sued Over Location Data

GEO PRIVACY—SOUTH KOREA

August 17, 2011

Approximately 27,000 South Korean iPhone users are suing Apple, Inc. on claims the company compromised their privacy when it collected location data without their consent, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. The class-action suit against the company's South Korean unit seeks $930 per user for damages. The suit comes just weeks after the company was fined by the Korean Communications Commission for its smartphone data collection practices. 
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