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Apple faces legal action for refusing to repair iPhones bricked by ‘error 53’

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Remember the dreaded “error 53?” Apple apologised for the bug in early 2016, when it turned out its iPhone 6 and 6 Plus smartphones were being bricked if the user had the home button repaired somewhere other than Apple.

Now Australia’s top consumer watchdog is taking on the company for allegedly refusing to fix defective devices if they’d been repaired by an unauthorised third party—even if the repair was for something unrelated to the bug, like a cracked screen.

On Thursday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) announced it was beginning proceedings in Federal Court against Apple for “false, misleading, or deceptive representations about consumer rights.” Read more…

More about Iphone, Consumer Law, Accc, Iphone 6 Plus, and Iphone 6
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