“The Denmark Consumer Complaints Board has ruled once again against Apple in a case involving faulty iBook G4s. The Board says that the iBooks had an inherent design defect that caused them to reliably fail, and has decided that Apple must refund money to consumers who had purchased the machines, even if they are out of warranty,” Jacqui Cheng reports for Ars Technica.
“The CCB has given Apple a deadline of 14 days from now in order to issue the refunds, or… well, not much will happen. Frederik Navne Boesgaard of the CCB was quoted (in Danish) by Forbrug.dk—translated by MacNN—saying that Apple will then be placed on some sort of checklist, ‘where we expose companies that don’t accept the Board’s decisions,'” Cheng reports.
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