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Apple slapped with fine in Australia for misleading customers

7 monthes ago   |   By TheBoyGeniusReport

Apple is often thought of as the most pro-consumer company in the consumer electronics industry - and for the most part, it's true. Apple is a for-profit company and like any other, its primary goal is to make money. If you think Apple cares about you more than it cares about your money, you're crazy. But even with that having been said, Apple often isn't always quite as "heartless" as its rivals. More so than other companies in the consumer electronics industry, Apple puts an emphasis on things like consumer privacy and, at times, transparency.
Of course that doesn't stop the company from...
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Apple hit with $6.6 million fine in Australia over 'Error 53' fiasco

Apple hit with $6.6 million fine in Australia over 'Error 53' fiasco

7 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Australian authorities didn't buy Apple's explanation for the infamous Error 53 message, which bricked a lot of phones in 2016. The country's federal court has slapped the tech giant with a US$6.6 million fine a year after the Australian Competition...
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Apple's iPhone SE 2 won't arrive this year after all

Apple's iPhone SE 2 won't arrive this year after all

7 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

And it might have been canned completely, claims Olixar
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Apple has been fined $6.6 million for 'misleading' iPhone and iPad users about third-party repairs

Apple has been fined $6.6 million for 'misleading' iPhone and iPad users about third-party repairs

7 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Apple fined $6.6 million for misleading Australian consumers about iPhone and iPad repairs.
Apple said users were not entitled to get their devices fixed because they had been previously repaired by a third-party.
A court ruled that this was not legal under Australian consumer laws.
Apple has been fined AUS$9 million for misleading Australian consumers about their right to get faulty iPhone and iPad devices repaired.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission took legal action against Apple and on Tuesday announced that the Federal Court ordered the company to pay the fine.
An ACCC...
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Apple told to cough up $9 million in fines by Australian court for misleading consumers

Apple told to cough up $9 million in fines by Australian court for misleading consumers

7 monthes ago   |   By GSMArena

An Australian court has imposed a penalty of $9 million on Apple after it was found the company made false and misleading statements to some iPhone and iPad users in the country.
It all started last year when Australian Competition and Consumer Commission received complaints from a large number of users about 'error 53' that effectively disabled their devices post an update.
Users complained Apple is denying them any of kind of solution, saying their devices have received unauthorized repairs.
"Those repairs could be as minor as just having a cracked screen replaced on an...
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Australia fines Apple for misleading customers over iPhone bug

Australia fines Apple for misleading customers over iPhone bug

7 monthes ago   |   By Telegraph


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Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

Apple slapped with $6.6M fine in Australia over bricked devices

7 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

Apple has been fined AUS$9M by a court in Australia following a legal challenge by a consumer rights group related to the company's response after iOS updates bricked devices that had been repaired by third parties.
The Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission invested a series of complaints relating to an error which disabled some iPhones and iPads after owners downloaded an update to Apple's iOS operating system.
The ACCC says Apple admitted that, between February 2015 and February 2016 - via the Apple US' website, Apple Australia's staff in-store and customer service phone calls...
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What would Steve Jobs do? Apple betting big on the sales of its biggest iPhone ever, the X Plus

What would Steve Jobs do? Apple betting big on the sales of its biggest iPhone ever, the X Plus

7 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Apple's founder might have raised an eyebrow or two if someone told him that in 2018 the company will be ordering 45 million 6.46" panels for an upcoming iPhone, making it the potential largest seller of a big-screen handset model globally. Yet, that's precisely what a Korean industry publication is claiming today.
Apple is allegedly pretty optimistic about the sales potential of its largest handset ever, the rumored 6.4" iPhone X Plus, or whatever it lands as. Shortly after the OG iPhone was introduced, Steve Jobs mocked larger handset around saying ...
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Aussie court fines Apple $9m over iPhone-borking 'Error 53' bug

Aussie court fines Apple $9m over iPhone-borking 'Error 53' bug

7 monthes ago   |   By The Inquirer

Firm's refusal to provide repairs 'violated Australian Consumer Law'
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Apple fined millions for Australia false iPhone claims

7 monthes ago   |   By Phys.org

Apple was Tuesday fined Aus$9 million by an Australian court for making false claims about consumer rights when refusing to fix faulty iPhones and iPads previously repaired by a third party.
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