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Apple iPhone and iPad App Privacy Violation National Class Action

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**NOTICE OF DISCONTINUANCE OF A CLASS ACTION

1. On June 27, 2013, the Superior Court of Quebec authorized the class action against the Defendants in the district of Montreal, under file number 500-06-000551-107, on behalf of the following classes:

· all residents in Quebec who have purchased or otherwise acquired an iPhone or iPad (“iDevice”) and who have downloaded free Apps from the App Store onto their iDevices since December 1, 2008 through to the present.

and (the Geolocation Class)

· all residents in Quebec who have purchased or otherwise acquired an iPhone and turned Location Services off on their iPhones prior to April 27, 2011 and have unwittingly, and without notice or consent transmitted location data to Defendants’ servers;

2. On June 16, 2022, the Superior Court of Quebec authorized the Plaintiffs to discontinue the legal proceedings, thereby putting an end to the class action.

BE AWARE that now that the Court has allowed the discontinuance, the class action is terminated. Limitation periods (i.e. prescription) are no longer suspended. Therefore, class members will be required to pursue their own legal claims, should they so desire.

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CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against Apple and the makers of various applications (Apps) on behalf of individuals who have downloaded them Apps to their iPhones or iPads.

The class action litigation involves the intentional interception by these companies of the users’ personally identifying information in capturing their devices unique device ID (the unique identifying number that Apple assigns to each of its iPhones and iPads) and transmits that information along with the devices’ location data to third-party advertisers without the users consent.

These Apps include:

• Textplus4 made by Gogii, Inc.
• Pandora made by Pandora Media, Inc.
• Paper Toss made by Backflip Studios Inc.
• Weather Channel made by The Weather Channel
• Dictionary.com made by Dictionary.com, LLC
• Talking Tom Cat made by Outfit7 Ltd.
• Pimple Popper Lite made by Room Candy, Inc.
• Pumpkin Maker made by Sunstorm Interactive, Inc.

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The class action lawsuit identifies the group of affected persons as:

All residents in Canada who have downloaded and/or placed an App onto their iPhone or iPad since approximately December 1st 2008 through to the present, or any other group to be determined by the Court.

If you or someone you know has downloaded one of these Apps onto their iPhone or iPad and you wish more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Apple iPhone and iPad App Privacy Violation Class Action litigation or any resulting compensation resulting from the Apple iPhone and iPad App Privacy Violation Lawsuit in Canada, Quebec or Ontario, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.

IF YOU WISH TO JOIN THE CLASS ACTION OR TO SIMPLY GET MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW. Please note that providing your information creates no financial obligation for you. You are not charged any fee or cost for joining this class action. Our law firm is paid a contingency fee from the compensation recovered, only if the class action is successful. All information contained in this transmission is confidential and Consumer Law Group agrees to protect this information against unauthorized use, publication or disclosure.

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