Friday, May 06, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
U.S. ITC To Probe Smartphone Vendors
Facebook Loses Suit Over Storing Biometric Data
Apple and SAP to Develop Business Apps For iPhone And iPad
Upgrading To Windows 10 Will Cost $119 After July
Amazon To Take Stake In Cargo Airline
HTC Sets Up New Company
Samsung 4K Blu-ray Player Gets UHD Alliance Certification
Google, Fiat Chrysler To Work Together On Self-driving Vehicles
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > EU Comm...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, March 19, 2013
EU Commissioner Says Apple Must Be Punished For Offering Misleading Warranties


Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding said Tuesday that the European Commission must take a larger role to monitor consumer protection laws, citing Apple's misleading commercial warranties as an example.

Apple was fined by the Italian authorities for misleading advertising of their commercial warranties and for not respecting the legal guarantee of 2 years to which consumers are entitled under EU law.

The case is still on-going and law suits against the company have recently been filed by consumer associations in Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg and Portugal, while a collective action against the company started last October in Italy.

Last September Reding wrote to consumer ministers about this case encouraging them to take appropriate action.

"The approaches to enforcement turn out to be very diversified and inconsistent at a national level. In at least 21 EU countries Apple is not informing consumers correctly about the legal warranty rights they have. This is simply not good enough," Reding said.

"I believe that the Commission has to take a more prominent role in monitoring and coordinating coherent enforcement of EU consumer rules by the Member States. A more proactive approach can also be a rather efficient way of dealing with emerging commercial practices, for example, the use of on-line price comparison or customer review tools," she said.


Previous
Next
BlackBerry Z10 Launch To Boast 100,000 apps        All News        Noctua To Offer Free Mounting Upgrade For Upcoming Intel 'Haswell' Platform
Botnet Costing Display Advertisers Over Six Million Dollars per Month     General Computing News      Panasonic Releases New SD UHS-II - PCI-Express Bridge LSIs

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple and SAP to Develop Business Apps For iPhone And iPad
Apple Loses China Trademark For 'iPhone' On Leather Goods
Apple Reports Second Quarter Results
iPhone 7 May Not Be Enough to Boost Apple's Sales
Future Apple Watch Apps Should Work Without An iPhone
Apple Updates MacBook with Latest Processors, Longer Battery Life
KGI Analyst Says iPhone 7 To Feature 'All glass' Enclosure Along With An AMOLED Screen
Report Says Apple To Extend iPhone Output Cut
Samsung Signs OLED Deal With Apple: report
Fitch Sees An OLED iPhone Coming Soon
Fan Out Chip Packaging To Allow Apple Offer An Ultra-slim iPhone 7
FBI Cracks Shooter's iPhone

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .