0
IT

HP handed EUR 10 mln fine in Italy for unfair practices

Wednesday 9 December 2020 | 10:39 CET | News
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has fined Hewlett-Packard a total of EUR 10 million for using "misleading and aggressive" practices to limit the use of non-original cartridges for its printers. Following a detailed investigation, the watchdog accused HP Inc and HP Italy of introducing significant restrictions on the use of non-genuine ink and toner cartridges in many inkjet and laser printers sold to consumers.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: IT
Companies: Hewlett-Packard
Countries: Italy
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Italy fines Facebook another EUR 7 mln over improper data use

Published 17 Feb 2021 11:05 CET | Italy
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has imposed a fresh EUR 7 million fine on Facebook for failing to comply with an earlier ...

HP appoints Taimni as head of MEA, Turkey operations

Published 14 Jan 2021 14:07 CET | Middle East
HP Middle East, Turkey, and East Africa has announced the appointment of Vishnu Taimni as new managing director for the region ...

Savorelli named HP Italia CEO

Published 16 Dec 2020 15:42 CET | Italy
HP Italia has appointed Giampiero Savorelli as its new chief executive, replacing veteran CEO Tino Canegrati who is retiring ...

Italy fines Apple EUR 10 million for 'misleading' water resistance claims

Published 30 Nov 2020 09:23 CET | Italy
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has fined Apple EUR 10 million for using "misleading and aggressive" commercial practices to sell ...

Italy opens new Google probe into ad market dominance

Published 28 Oct 2020 10:15 CET | Italy
Italy's antitrust and competition authority AGCM has announced the launch of a new investigation into Google's market dominance, ...

Vodafone, Wind Tre fined EUR 800,000 for foreign IBAN discrimination

Published 29 Sep 2020 08:52 CET | Italy
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has fined Vodafone Italia and WindTre a total of EUR 800,000 for failing to allow customers to ...

Eolo undertakes to change marketing practices under regulator's watch

Published 19 Aug 2020 08:33 CET | Italy
Italian fixed wireless broadband provider Eolo has made a number of undertakings in response to a regulatory investigation ...

AGCM fines TIM, Vodafone, Wind Tre EUR 5.3 mln over maritime roaming practices

Published 04 Aug 2020 10:24 CET | Italy
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has sanctioned TIM, Vodafone and Wind Tre following an investigation into the unsolicited ...

European consumer bodies seek EUR 60 per user compensation from Apple

Published 06 Jul 2020 08:58 CET | Europe
A grouping of five European consumer bodies operating under the name Euroconsumers has issued a cease and desist letter requiring ...

Italian operators given until October to pay EUR 228 mln billing fines

Published 21 Apr 2020 11:00 CET | Italy
Italy's antitrust and competition authority AGCM has extended to 01 October the deadline by which the operators Telecom Italia ...

TIM fined EUR 116 mln for abusing dominant position in fibre rollout

Published 09 Mar 2020 09:50 CET | Italy
Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has fined Telecom Italia (TIM) a total of EUR 116 million for abusing its dominant position in ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

01 Mar Zoom Video Communications Q4
01 Mar Liberty LatAm Q4 results
01 Mar Switch Q4 2020
01 Mar Boingo Q4
01 Mar Ooma Q4
01 Mar Inseego Q4
01 Mar TIM Brasil investors day
01 Mar Embedded World Digital
02 Mar HPE fiscal Q1
02 Mar FuboTV Q4 2020
03 Mar Vivendi Q4 2020
03 Mar Avast FY results
03 Mar Marvell Technology fiscal Q4
04 Mar Broadcom fiscal Q1
04 Mar MTS Q4 2020
04 Mar Ciena fiscal Q1
04 Mar Inwit Q4 2020
04 Mar Telesat Q4
05 Mar Vonage Investor Day
::: More Calendar Items