Bloomberg Law
May 9, 2022, 4:52 PM

Apple Gets iCloud Subscription Deception Suit Tossed, for Now

Julie Steinberg
Julie Steinberg

Apple Inc. ducked, for now, a proposed class suit alleging it tricks customers about the costs of iCloud storage, when a federal court in California said the customers failed to adequately explain how the company’s recurring charge notification was deficient or how they were fooled.

William Rutter and others alleged Apple deceives consumers into thinking they can maintain their data storage for free, but in reality they quickly exceed the free 5 gigabyte limit and then must pay for an increasingly costly service.

They didn’t support their claims under California’s auto renewal law, which requires certain disclosures and customer consent ...

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