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U.S.: Suit filed against Apple for AT&T exclusivity agreement

 |  October 22, 2012

A suit was filed in California federal court against Apple under charges the iPhone maker violated antitrust laws in forcing iPhone users to sign-in to a contract with AT&T. Apple locked iPhone users into contract with AT&T Mobility, preventing other competing mobile carriers from offering iPhone service to customers during Apple and AT&T’s five-year exclusivity agreement. A putative class action has been filed, arguing the companies’ actions are in violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998.


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