A pple this week was struck by a class acti lawsuit against the much-publicized Butterfly keyboard, which was discovered to affect a growing number of recent MacBook and MacBook Pro models.
Filed with the US District Court in Northern California, the lawsuit alleges that Apple's redesigned butterfly switch keyboard (used the 2015 MacBook or later and 2016-or-later MacBook Pro models) is "pre to failure", which could result According to the lawsuit filed by Girard Gibbs LLP behalf of the owners of MacBook Pro Zixuan Rao and Kyle Barbaro, "the butterfly keyboard and the MacBook of Apple are produced and assembled so that when minimal amounts of dust or debris accumulate under or around a key, key strokes do not register. "
" Due to the lack of csumers who bought a MacBook facing a cstant threat of n-respsive keys and associated keyboard failure. When e or more of the keys the keyboard fail, the MacBook can no lger serve its main functi: typing. "
The lawsuit ctinues to claim that" thousands of csumers have experienced this flaw "until now, citing many Apple-related support topics, as well as a recent Change.org petiti. seeking to hold Apple respsible for the defect.
In the end, the lawsuit alleges, Apple is "aware" of these keyboard issues, either via "pre-versi test," customer complaints, or a combinati …