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Russian users expect to file a lawsuit against Apple due to the slowing down of obsolete iPhone. The total amount of claims is “tens of millions of rubles”, writes “Kommersant”.
The lawsuits were filed in the Tver district court of Moscow and other courts companies NLF Group and Lex Borealis, representing the interests of “about ten” of the plaintiffs. Lawyers believe that the number of claimants will increase to several hundred after they win the case.
It is noted that the slowdown of the iPhone according to the law “On protection of consumer rights” should be construed as “obvious lack of the goods”. The consumer has the right to demand replacement of the goods, if these defects were not stipulated by the seller. The lawyers stressed that the main task of the proceedings — the recognition of the illegal practices subsequent deterioration of consumer properties of the goods.
At the end of this year, Apple admitted to lowering performance of iPhone with old batteries. The company noted that he did it solely to prevent the inadvertent turning off of the device under a high load. Developers will continue to implement this feature, with the release of iOS 11.2 she appeared on the iPhone 7. A week later a resident of California Milan Violetta (Violetta Mailyan) filed a lawsuit against Apple in the amount of 999 999 999 000 dollars.
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