Siri gives the wrong directions – Lawsuit

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Date: June 13th, 2012

Category: Nutty News

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Built into the iPhone 4S, the digital assistant known as Siri has plenty of celebrity friends showing her off. But not everyone likes Siri. In fact, some have accused Siri as being “not as advertised” and filed a lawsuit against her creator, Apple.

Frank Fazio didn’t find Siri funny or helpful. He filed a federal class action lawsuit against Apple saying Siri commercials are “fundamentally and designedly false and misleading.” Apple has filed a motion to dismiss. But does the lawsuit against the voice activated software have legs?

The lawsuit claims Fazio “asked Siri for directions to a certain place, or to locate a store. Siri either did not understand what he was asking or after a very long wait time responded with the wrong answer.”

Looking over the lawsuit, Meghan Ryan, a law professor at Southern Methodist University said, One of the major problems is that there isn’t a whole lot of detail.  Full Article

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