Defective MacBook keyboard owners have till March to claim settlement share

The settlement specifies a maximum payment of $395 to MacBook users who had to change their defective butterfly keyboard top case more than once

MacBook owners who had to replace their faulty butterfly switch keyboards have until March 6 to claim their share of Apple’s $50 million settlement for the same issue, according to tech outlet The Verge. (For insights on emerging themes at the intersection of technology, business, and policy, subscribe to our tech newsletter Today’s Cache.) Around eight years ago, Apple changed its MacBook keyboards from the scissor-switch version to the butterfly design, for slimmer keys. However, a number of users complained that the keys quickly got stuck, repeated letters, or stopped functioning after even slight exposure to dust.