Apple Has Been Sued by Australia’s Consumer Watchdog for ‘Bricking’ iPhones – Fortune

Australia’s consumer watchdog has sued Apple (aapl) alleging it used a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties. The U.S. technology giant “bricked”—or disabled with a software update—hundreds of smartphones …
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