Apple again in the sights of justice for planned obsolescence

Apple again in the sights of justice for planned obsolescence

The American justice decides to open an investigation against Apple concerning the case of slowed iPhone. The Cupertino company is obviously struggling to get out of this turmoil. As complaints multiply, the company will have to explain sooner or later about these various accusations about planned obsolescence. Apple has been at the center of attention since the iPhone slowdown broke out, to the point that the company is considering making available removable batteries on the next iPhone. Things are getting more complicated as Bloomberg reports, as the US Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) decide to take the case.
iPhone slowed down: Apple will have to explain to the court about suspicions of planned obsolescence
An investigation will determine Apple's responsibility for this story that begins to take an unprecedented scale. A spokeswoman for the firm confirmed to Bloomberg that she was contacted by US government officials: "We have received questions from some government agencies and we are responding." The firm reiterates its desire not to make planned obsolescence "we have never intentionally shortened the life of an Apple product, or degrade the user experience …" Apple will have to provide evidence to respond to accusations that it is the target. Update 11.3 iOS will warn users when to change the battery of the iPhone. Apple is putting in place different solutions to allow consumers to replace this essential element of its devices. Recall that the firm has voluntarily confessed slow down the old iPhone to extend the life of their battery. This provoked a real controversy and engendered multiple complaints against society across the globe. For the moment, we do not know what the current investigations will give, but it is certain that the giant will have to provide more detailed explanations concerning this situation.

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