Apple Faces Yet Another Lawsuit Over iPhone Location Data

iPhone maker Apple is faced with yet another lawsuit over its alleged tracking and storing of user information.

The lawsuit, which has been filed in the United States District Court for the District Of Puerto Rico by one Lymaris M. Rivera Diaz, also names The Weather Channel and Pandora Media as defendants.

The plaintiff accuses the three companies off knowingly intercepting personal data, Loop Insight reveals.

The lawsuit names Does 1-10 as defendants, thereby leaving more room for companies to be added at a later date.

Apple has been accused of fraud, unfair trade practices and abuse in the lawsuit, which claims that the company intercepts Unique Device ID and shares them with third parties like advertisers.

“Because the UDID is not alterable or deletable by a iPhone or iPad user, some have referred to the UDID as a 'supercookie’.” the lawsuit read.

“Unfortunately, however, unlike with browser cookies, Apple does not provide users any way to delete or restrict access to their devices' UDIDs. Traditional efforts to prevent Internet tracking, such as deleting cookies, have no effect on Apps' access to an iPhone's or iPad's UDID,” it has been alleged.