Apple’s Wi-Fi Assist iOS 9 feature subject of $5M lawsuit

October 26, 2015

Via: itCurated

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First the complaints about Apple’s iOS 9 Wi-Fi Assist feature came via the media and from customers over social media. Now a Florida couple who own iPhone 5S devices has taken the frustration to a new level and slapped Apple with a class-action lawsuit over the technology, which can jack up your cellular data usage if you don’t know it’s turned on.

Apple Insider reports that “plaintiffs William Scott Phillips and Suzanne Schmidt Phillips allege in a suit filed on Friday in U.S. District Court in San Jose on Friday that because of costs related to Wi-Fi Assist, the ‘overall amount in controversy exceeds’ $5 million.” Fortune says Apple declined to comment on the suit.

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