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Italian consumer body files EUR 60 mln class action against Apple

Tuesday 26 January 2021 | 08:55 CET | News
Italy's Altroconsumo has become the third European consumer body to file a class action lawsuit against Apple for what it termed the "planned obsolescence" of older iPhones, following Spain's OCU and Belgium's Test Achats. Italy's consumer protection agency said it filed the legal action at the court of Milan and is seeking a total of EUR 60 million in compensation, or EUR 60 per owner of the iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus models affected by "an update that was found to cause slowdowns and a drop in performance for these models, and which forced the consumers involved to replace their

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Companies: Apple
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