Florida Couple Sues Apple Over Data Plan Overages From Wi-Fi Assist Activation

(October 28, 2015, 11:50 AM EDT) -- SAN JOSE, Calif. — In a putative class action complaint filed in California federal court on Oct. 23, a Florida couple says that the default setting of the “Wi-Fi Assist” application (app) that was included in the most recent iPhone operating system update caused them to be charged for unknowingly going over their phone plans’ allotted cellular data allowance (William Scott Phillips, et al. v. Apple Inc., No. 5:15-cv-04879, N.D. Calif.).

(Complaint available. Document #24-151112-021C.)

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William and Suzanne Phillips of Edgewater, Fla., upgraded their...
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