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Dutch consumers union sues Samsung over phone updates

Friday 11 November 2016 | 10:28 CET | News
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The Dutch consumers union is continuing its case against Samsung for a lack of software updates on its Android smartphones to protect users from security threats. In February, the Consumentenbond lost a preliminary case against Samsung on the matter, with the judge saying the matter was too complex to handle in an injunctive suit. The union's now asked the court for an in-depth procedure and said Samsung will receive the claim on 11 November. The group is targeting Samsung as it's market leader, but said it expects a court ruling could also be used to push other manufacturers into updating

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Consumentenbond / Samsung
Countries: Netherlands
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