“JB Hi-Fi has had to publicly affirm it had no such policy, and has offered refunds to any buyers who feel they have been stuck with redundant kit,” The Register reports.
“Pad coveters who bought their devices from some branches of JB Hi-Fi have hit the net down under to complain that sales assistants told them they could not buy the device without buying screen protectors, docking stations or other electro-fluff, including Telstra Sims,” The Register reports. “They were variously told the restriction was “company policy” or Apple-imposed policy.”
The Register reports, “Any such restrictions would contravene Australia’s consumer laws… JB Hi-Fi’s boss Terry Smart told the Sydney Morning Herald that he couldn’t say for sure whether it was the actions of a few overzealous staff, but that the firm would address the problem. It would refund any unwanted goodies, he said.”
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