Trials & Litigation

Couple Sues McDonald's After Nude iPhone Pics Hit Net

An Arkansas man who left his iPhone at a Fayetteville McDonald’s is suing the restaurant after nude photos of his wife were posted on the Internet.

Phillip Sherman maintains that a store manager promised that the phone would be secured until he could retrieve it, according to Wired’s Gadget Lab blog.

But Sherman noticed after picking up his phone that photos of his wife, Tina Sherman, had been posted to the Web, along with her name, address and contact information.

The Shermans are suing for $3 million to compensate for suffering, embarrassment, loss of earnings and the cost of moving to a new home. Gadget Lab notes that “Tina Sherman nude” is currently one of the most popular Google search terms.

Related coverage:

Associated Press: “Nude pics in phone lost at McDonald’s get online”

Hat tip South Florida Lawyers.

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