“South Korean regulators will investigate Apple Inc.’s relationships with local phone repair companies to determine whether they violate consumers’ rights,” Jungah Lee reports for Bloomberg.
“The Fair Trade Commission will examine contracts between the iPhone maker’s Korean unit and the eight repair outfits to determine if they include unfair practices, according to a commission statement,” Lee reports. “The probe comes after six repair-service providers in the country, home to Apple competitor Samsung Electronics Co., complied with commission demands in July to rectify policies called unfair to iPhone users.”
Lee reports, “Those included not allowing people to cancel repair orders and asking customers to pay in advance.”
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