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French prosecutor orders Apple probe over planned iPhone obsolescence

Tuesday 9 January 2018 | 10:34 CET | News
The DGCCRF, France's anti-fraud and consumer protection agency, will lead a preliminary investigation over allegations that Apple misled iPhone customers and practised planned obsolescence, reports Le Monde. The probe was ordered by the Paris prosecutor examining the case recently brought to court by French association HOP, which has accused the company of intentionally shortening the lifespan of its smartphones.

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