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Spanish and Belgian consumer groups launch Apple 'batterygate' class action

Wednesday 2 December 2020 | 16:06 CET | News
Brussels-based European consumer protection body Euroconsumers announced that Spain's OCU and Belgium's Test Achats are the first two consumer rights groups to launch class actions against Apple's planned obsolescence of older iPhones. The lawsuits have been brought on behalf of owners of iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S and 6S Plus models and allege that Apple engaged in unfair and misleading commercial practices, for which the company should pay compensation of at least EUR 60 for each affected consumer in the countries involved. "Planned obsolescence represents not only a deliberate unfair practice

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Companies: Apple
Countries: Belgium / Italy / Portugal / Spain
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