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Two women sue Apple, saying stalkers used AirTags to track them

By Praveena Somasundaram

07 Dec 2022 · 3 min read

Editor's Note

A class-action lawsuit alleges the company failed to make AirTags “stalker-proof” despite concerns over how the tracking devices could enable abuse. The Washington Post has the details.

Lauren Hughes had just gotten back to her hotel in October 2021 when her phone showed an alert for an unknown Apple AirTag somewhere near her.

Hughes, who had moved to the hotel after her ex-boyfriend started stalking her, tried to get the AirTag to make sound so she could find it, but heard it only once, a court filing says. She said she found the AirTag in the wheel well of a tire on her car.

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