France has launched an investigation against Apple

Во Франции начали расследование против Apple

Apple suspected of intentional reduction in the term of some of its products.

In France, launched an investigation against Apple for deliberately slowing the speed of the iPhone. According to DW, at this stage, the case is considered by the French office for the protection of consumer rights, which is part of the national Ministry of economy.

Apple suspected of intentional reduction in the term of some of its products, according to French law is punishable. The investigation will last for several months.

The IT giant faces a fine of up to 5% of annual turnover, but the lawsuit sure to be brought to court. Apple representatives in France has not yet commented on the situation.

Earlier in USA iPhone owners started filing lawsuits against Apple after the manufacturer admitted that intentionally reduces the speed of the processor in the older models. In addition, similar lawsuits were filed in Israel and in France.

Note, Apple apologized for the slow outdated iPhone.

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