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France Probes Apple Over Product Obsolescence

 |  May 15, 2023

The Paris prosecutor has initiated a legal investigation regarding the alleged planned obsolescence of Apple products, as confirmed by a spokesperson on Monday following a report from AFP.

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A spokesperson stated that an investigation was initiated in December 2022 regarding alleged deceptive marketing practices and programmed obsolescence, after receiving a complaint from NGO Halte a L’Obsolescence Programmee (HOP).