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German court tells Amazon to make it clear when selling used smartphones

Friday 31 August 2018 | 13:21 CET | News
Munich Regional Court has ruled that e-commerce dealers must make it clear when they are selling second-hand mobile phones, German consumer organisation Vzbv said. The court was ruling in a complaint that Vzbv had made against Amazon. Posting "Refurbished certificate" in the product information is not sufficient, said the court, as the average German customer would be unfamiliar with the English term, and even its German translation does not make it clear that the item is not new.

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: Germany
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