A lawsuit–seeking class action status–against AT&T alleges that the wireless service provider is systematically overcharging iPhone and iPad users for data usage. I understand the pain of those going for AT&T’s throat, however the frustration might be misguided.

First, a little recap of the current situation. An AT&T customer by the name of Patrick Hendricks has filed a law suit in federal court in California alleging that AT&T is racking up bogus and phantom data charges and overbilling customers. Hendricks’ lawyers have requested that the case be granted class action status so other disgruntled iPhone and iPad users can pile on.

Read the full PCWorld story, “AT&T Data Plan Lawsuit Could be iOS Issue.”