ROME (Reuters) – Italy’s antitrust authority stated on Monday it had fined Apple 10 million euros ($12 million) for “aggressive and misleading” industrial practices relating to its iPhones.
The regulator stated in a press release the corporate marketed that a number of iPhone models have been water resistant with out clarifying they have been solely so beneath sure circumstances.
It added that the corporate’s disclaimer, saying that its telephones weren’t lined by guarantee in case of injury from liquids, tricked shoppers, who have been additionally not offered help when their telephones have been broken by water or different liquids.
Apple declined to remark.
Reporting by Elvira Pollina, writing by Giulia Segreti; enhancing by Valentina Za