“U.S. tech giant Apple disputed on Tuesday a request by the Italian competition authority that it must offer a free two-year warranty on its goods or face fines of 300,000 euros ($378,200) and even temporary closure of its Italian operations,” Reuters reports. “‘We have introduced a number of measures to address the Italian competition authority concerns and we disagree with their latest complaint,’ Apple said in a statement emailed to Reuters.”
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Italy threatens Apple with fine, temporary closure of operations over warranty demands – July 2, 2012