Apple's 'butterfly' MacBook keyboard problems bring a class acti lawsuit

A lawsuit in federal court claims that the keyboard used in all MacBook Pros and MacBooks manufactured for several years is defective. The plaintiffs request that this be de in a class acti, and that Apple be required to replace all affected keyboards at no cost to the users.

The lawsuit also seeks punitive damages because, as they claim, Apple ctinued to build sell laptops with the "butterfly" keyboard even though the company knew that it was faulty .

The keyboard design that is galloping this ctroversy made its debut in the 2015 MacBook, and was later used in the 2016 MacBook Pro. This is part of the following models

The name "butterfly" comes from the primary internal compent. old keyboards it looks like a pair of scissors, but Apple redesigned the mechanism to look like a butterfly

  MacBook butterfly keyboard The MacBook butterfly keyboard is thinner, but the mechanism is easily blocked according to a petiti of reminder and a trial.
Photo: Apple
He distributes more evenly the pressure of tapping the keys. However, keys are easily blocked if a particle enters the mechanism. And the repair is expensive. At least, that the asserti of a recall petiti signed by nearly 18,000 people in just over a week.

The MacBook lawsuit seeks restituti, punitive damages

This is also what the plaintiffs Zixuan Rao and Kyle Barbaro claim in the lawsuit filed in the Northern California District Court.

Their lawsuit says: "Thousands of csumers …

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