Bloomberg Law
Jan. 5, 2021, 4:24 PM

Apple’s $18 Million FaceTime Settlement Gets Consumers’ OK

Martina Barash
Martina Barash

Apple Inc. has fairly resolved class claims that it intentionally disabled videoconferencing app FaceTime on older iPhones, consumers told a federal court in California in a bid for final approval of the $18 million deal.

Only nine of the 3.2 million class members opted out, the class representatives informed the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Monday. And the one objection they received came from a “professional objector” who isn’t a member of the class, they said.

Almost all the class members will automatically receive payment without submitting claim forms, the consumers said. Of the 4,947 ...