Apple to pay $2.2 million fine for misleading ads

9 Jun

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Apple will soon pay a fine equal to approximately US$2.21 million for misleading the public in its Australian iPad advertisementsThe Australian reports. A Federal Court in Australia on Friday confirmed that it was advised that Apple has agreed to settle a case filed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, alleging that the company’s ads touting the iPad as a 4G device were misleading since it cannot connect to 4G networks in Australia. Apple already conceded that it was in the wrong by offering customers a refund if they felt they had been duped. The company is still facing similar claims in both the United Kingdom and Sweden, where regulators are examining whether or not the Cupertino, California-based company’s ads touting the iPad as a 4G device were misleading to consumers.

 

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/australian-it/apple-agrees-to-pay-225m-as-ipad-4g-claim-penalty/story-e6frgakx-1226388856308

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