US Supreme Court rules in favor of digital privacy

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday concluded that police need warrants to gather phone location data as evidence. In the 5-4 ruling, the Court cited the Fourth Amendment’s guarantee to be free from unreasonable government searches as the reason for reversing and remanding the Sixth Circuit court’s decision, according to The Wall Street Journal.

Apple must replace a Danish man’s iPhone with a new unit rather than a refurbished model

Following a five-year fight over marketing manager David Lysgaard's faulty iPhone 4 he bought in 2011 from, the Glostrup District Court has ruled that Apple did violate the Danish Sale of Goods Act by giving the man a “remanufactured” device instead of the brand new phone he was entitled to in accordance with local law, reported Friday. Apple's warranty terms state that refurbs use either brand new parts or those that are equivalent to new in performance and reliability.