“Apple Inc has come under criticism from a Chinese marketplace regulator, which called for stronger supervision of the iPhone-maker’s consumer policies within the country, according to state-run media,” Reuters reports.
“On Thursday, the official China National Radio cited a Thursday notice from the State Administration for Industry and Commerce that urged authorities to protect consumers’ rights in accordance with the law,” Reuters reports. “According to CNR’s website report, the notice mentions Apple but stops short of specifying what exactly they need to go after and how to do so.”
Reuters reports, “Apple’s popularity has helped offset some of the state-run attacks, which has incited strong push-back from many Chinese Internet users for what they see as unfair treatment doled out to the iPhone maker.”
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