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Technology Apple loses bid to stop class action lawsuit over MacBook keyboards

03:40  03 december  2019
03:40  03 december  2019 Source:   engadget.com

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Apple will have to face a class action lawsuit over faulty MacBook keyboards . The lawsuit covers many Apple laptops with butterfly keyboards , starting with the original 12-inch MacBook from 2015 and including MacBook Pro models produced in 2016 or later.

The lawsuit argues that “ Apple has failed to disclose that the keyboard is defective, and this Clearing dust and debris out of the keyboard is difficult. Apple has a guide on how to clean a MacBook or MacBook Pro keyboard with compressed air, but further treatment requires repair by technicians.

Apple will have to face a class action lawsuit over faulty MacBook keyboards. Federal Judge Edward Davila has tossed out Apple's attempt to dismiss a suit accusing the company of not only hiding the fragility of MacBook butterfly keyboards, but of failing to provide an "effective fix" or full compensation for customers who paid for repairs. The suit claims that Apple violated multiple states' consumer protection laws, potentially leaving the company on the hook for many users who dealt with sticky or unresponsive keys when even a slight amount of debris slipped into their keyboards.

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The lawsuit covers many Apple laptops with butterfly keyboards, starting with the original 12-inch MacBook from 2015 and including MacBook Pro models produced in 2016 or later.

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A new class - action lawsuit claims that the keyboard used beginning in 2015 in the Apple MacBook and from 2016 on in the Apple MacBook Pro is faulty Girard Gibbs LLC, the law firm initiating the suit , told CRN that in the week since its initial complaint was filed, thousands of MacBook purchasers

Apple ’s polarizing butterfly keyboard design is now causing the company some legal issues. A new class action lawsuit has been filed against Apple , alleging that the company knew about the reliability issues of the design before launch, yet released it anyway… Ecobee HomeKit Thermostat.

We've asked Apple for comment. It might face an uphill battle in court, however. While the company has never said the butterfly keyboard design was inherently flawed, it instituted repair programs for that keyboard design and even added the latest 13-inch MacBook Pro to the program the moment it became available. Also, the 16-inch MacBook Pro conspicuously reverted to scissor switches in what many see as a tacit acknowledgment that the earlier technology was too fragile. As such, there's a real chance Apple could find itself paying for its design choices well after the butterfly keyboard becomes a distant memory.

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