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Celebs Face Long Odds In Nude-Photo Leak Battle With Apple, Law360 ft. Christopher Nucifora

Posted Sep 8, 2014

By Allison Grande

(September 08, 2014, 8:55 PM ET) — Apple Inc. is facing harsh scrutiny following last week’s disclosure that a “very targeted attack” on celebrities’ iCloud accounts exposed their nude photos, but attorneys say the lack of monetary harm and the company’s robust terms of service will make it difficult for both plaintiffs and regulators to hold the service provider liable for the leak.

In a Sept. 2 press release, Apple said it had determined that hackers used an “all too common” process of sorting out celebrities’ user names, passwords and answers to security…

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