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By Vinershea | Oct 04, 2019 05:14 PM

In a shocking case, a Russian man filed a lawsuit against Apple for moral harm. He claimed that an iPhone app had turned him gay. 

Russian Man sues Apple claiming iPhone turned him gay 

The lawsuit was filed on September 20 and the court will hear the case on October 17. 

As per AFP reports, the man filed a suit in a Moscow court and asked the company for one million rubles ($15,000). He described the incident saying that, this summer in which a cryptocurrency called "GayCoin" was delivered via a smartphone app, rather than the Bitcoin that he had ordered.

After going to court, his lawyer identified as Sapizhat Gusnieva termed the case as "serious," and told media that her client was "scared and he suffered". 

Meanwhile, the GayCoin cryptocurrency that arrived on his phone stated that, "Don't judge until you try." In his complaint, the man wrote "I thought, in truth, how can I judge something without trying? I decided to try same-sex relationships.Now I have a boyfriend and I do not know how to explain this to my parents... my life has been changed for the worse and will never become normal again."

"Apple pushed me towards homosexuality through manipulation. The changes have caused me moral and mental harm," the man added. 

After this news went viral, Apple's management and representatives in Russia did not take it serious or responded immediately. 

Further hitting out at the giant company, the man's lawyer said that Apply "has a responsibility for their programmes". 

அரசியல், விளையாட்டு, நாட்டுநடப்பு, குற்ற சம்பவங்கள், வர்த்தகம், தொழில்நுட்பம், சினிமா, வாழ்க்கை முறை என பலதரப்பட்ட சுவாரஸ்யமான செய்திகளை தமிழில் படிக்க இங்கு கிளிக் செய்யவும்