The Korea Communications Commission has determined that Apple violated South Korea’s information laws when its iPhones collected location data about their users without first obtaining permission from the Commission. So the regulator levied a fine of 3 million won, or $2,829. It has also instructed Apple to change its location tracking practices.
But before Apples shareholders breathe a sigh of relief, they should make note of the lawsuit by more than 27,800 Koreans against the company. If they win, Apple could pay damages of more than $25 million.
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