Thursday, November 27, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Syrian Electronic Army targets CNBC, Telegraph, Independent, PCWorld
GoPro Camera Drones In The Works: report
European Parliament Votes To Break Up Google
LG Electronics Streamlines Structure, Names New Presidents of Home and Mobile Segments
Microsoft Accidentally Anounced Acquisition Of Acompli
Microsoft Offers Massive Music Deals For The Holidays
ETRI Develops 10Gbps Internet Speeds Technology
New Asus Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Released
Active Discussions
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
Made video, won't play back easily
New Features In Firefox 33
updated tests for dvd and cd burners
 Home > News > Mobiles > Apple C...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, July 14, 2011
Apple Compensates iPhone User Over Location Tracking


Apple's Korean unit paid its first ever compensation in South Korea to an iPhone user over a controversial function that tracks users' locations, a S Korean regional court said on Thursday.

According to a report by Yonap News, Apple Korea paid 1 million won (US$946.5) in compensation to an iPhone user in late June. The user had asked the Changwon District Court to order Apple to pay the sum as a compensation for violating his privacy through the hit smartphone's movement-tracking function.

Apple Korea did not raise an objection to the court's initial compensation order during the two-week period given to challenge the decision, an action seen as the firm's admission of the validity of the privacy dispute.

The court decision and Apple's first ever compensation settlement in the country are expected to trigger an array of similar lawsuits against the Cupertino, California-based company down the road. Such class actions may further pressure Apple in the home market of its key rival Samsung Electronics. Samsung's flagship Galaxy S smartphone has emerged as a major competitor to the iPhone.

Last April, Apple had responded to the location tracking controversy and released a software update to fix a problem one month later.


Previous
Next
PC Market Returns to Positive Growth        All News        Sony VAIO Z Series Laptop Retails In North America For $2000
LG Releases New Gingerbeat Smartphones     Mobiles News      PayPal Uses NFC to Make Payments

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple To Donate Part of App Sales Profit To Support Fight Against AIDS
Apple To Bundle Beats to iOS: report
Apple WatchKit Software Tools Now Available
UnionPay Payment Option Now Available For or Chinese Apple Customers
Samsung To Make Future Application Processors For Apple: report
Apple Downlpays Importance of "Masque Attack" To iOS Devices
Apple To Face Lawsuit Over Vanishing iPhone Text Messages
Apple May Change Flash NAND Used in New iPhones
WireLurker Malware Targets Apple Devices
Apple Becomes The Most Powerful Mobile Brand In China: survey
Christie's To Auction Original Apple Computer
Apple's Tim Cook Declares His Sexual Orientation

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .