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Apple fined $9 million for misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia over "error 53" repairs

27 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Thanks to a 14-hour time difference between Australia and New York, it was Tuesday morning in Australia when a Federal Court in that country ordered Apple to pay a $9 million fine. This was a penalty slapped on Apple for allegedly misleading iPhone and iPad owners in Australia about their rights under the country's consumer laws. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission took Apple to court after many iPhone and iPad users in the country found their devices disabled by an update years ago to iOS 9. Prior to the update, several iPhone and iPad users turned to third party repair ...
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Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

Apple fined $9 million for misleading Australian customers over Error 53 claims

27 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

The Australian consumer watchdog, ACCC, took Apple to court in April last year for its uncompromising repair and warranty policy, specifically regarding the Error 53 bug that plagued Apple users in 2016. The ACCC alleged that the tech giant made “false, misleading, or deceptive representations on consumer guarantees” that are protected under Australian Consumer Law. The ACCC has won the case against the Cupertino-based firm, with a federal court slapping Apple with a $9 million fine. “If a product is faulty, customers are legally entitled to a repair or a replacement under Australian...
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Apple hit with $9M fine in Australia for ‘misleading' customers about ‘Error 53' bug

Apple hit with $9M fine in Australia for ‘misleading' customers about ‘Error 53' bug

27 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Apple has been hit with a $9 million by the Federal Court in Australia over the the infamous Error 53 bug that affected numerous users last year. Today's decision comes over a year after the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission levied a lawsuit against Apple over the issue...
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Apple Fined $9 Million for Misleading Some Australian Customers Over 'Error 53' Device Repairs

Apple Fined $9 Million for Misleading Some Australian Customers Over 'Error 53' Device Repairs

27 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

The Australian government today fined Apple $9 million for misleading some customers into believing they could not have their iOS devices fixed by Apple if they had been previously repaired by a third-party repair shop, reports The Sydney Morning Herald .
Today's ruling comes after the Australian Consumer and Competition Commission launched an investigation into Apple after the ACCC received complaints over "error 53," issues.
Error 53, widely publicized in 2016 , caused some iPhone 6 users who had the Home buttons on their iPhones fixed by a non-Apple technician using non-original parts...
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