Eligible members of the class were entitled to extended warranties, store credit, cash compensation, or battery replacement, and some incentive payments, with all unfiled claims expiring after September 2005.

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In October 2007 (four months after the i Phone was introduced), Paul Holman and Lucy Rivello filed a class action lawsuit (numbered C07-05152) in the Northern District of California.

The lawsuit referenced Apple's SIM lock on the i Phone and Apple's (at the time) complete ban on third-party apps, and alleged that the 1.1.1 software update was "expressly designed" to disable unapproved SIM cards and apps.

Separately, digital forensics researchers reported they regularly use the data collected from Apple mobile devices in working with law enforcement officials investigating crimes and have been doing so since at least mid-2010.

In contrast with earlier statements, Apple revealed in a hearing with the U. Senate Judiciary Committee that a "software bug" caused i Phones to continue to send anonymous location data to the company's servers, even when location services on the device were turned off.

demonstrated higher prices in UK for the same i Tunes songs sold elsewhere in the European Union (EU). Apple clearly understood that its participation in this scheme would result in higher prices to consumers." In the same month, Harper Collins, Hachette and Simon & Schuster settled with both the DOJ and the state attorneys general, with Harper Collins and Hachette agreeing to pay Texas and Connecticut $52 million in consumer restitution, leaving Apple, Penguin, and Macmillan as remaining defendants.

On July 10, 2013, District Court Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan found Apple Inc.

In late 2013, the various parts of the case were dismissed by the district court.

The parts relating to SIM locking were rejected because AT&T was not a party and the plaintiffs were not willing to add AT&T. states brought a civil antitrust action against Apple, Harper Collins, Macmillan Publishers, Penguin Books, Simon & Schuster, and Hachette Book Group, Inc., alleging violations of the Sherman Act.

In December 2010, two separate groups of i Phone and i Pad users sued Apple, alleging that certain software applications were passing personal user information to third-party advertisers without the users' consent. Press reports stated that in April 2011, Apple agreed to amend its developer agreement to stop this from happening "except for information directly necessary for the functionality of the apps"; however, the suit alleged that Apple took no steps to do this or enforce it "in any meaningful way due to criticism from advertising networks".

The Associated Press reported a pending congressional inquiry into the matter, with United States Congress members stating that commercial storage and usage of location information without a consumer's express consent is illegal under current law, but Apple defended its use of customer tracking in a letter released May 9, 2011, by the House of Representatives.

In September 2011, the District Court granted Apple's motion to dismiss for lack of Article III standing and failure to state a claim, but gave the plaintiffs leave to amend their complaint, thereby not shutting out the claims permanently.