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Investigation into Apple over iPod and iPad Warranties?

November 2011 - TMT ( Technology, Media & Telecoms) . Legal Developments by Portolano Colella Cavallo Studio Legale.

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By Dario Morelli

On September 9 2011 an Italian consumer association, the Centro di Ricerca e Tutela dei Consumatori e degli Utenti, published a press release announcing that the Italian Competition Authority had initiated an investigation into four companies on the basis of the association’s claim of alleged unfair commercial practices relating to warranties for Apple iPods and iPads. The four companies in question are Comet SpA (an Italian chain of consumer electronics stores), Apple Retail Italia Srl, Apple Italia Srl and Apple Sales International. 


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