HE Procon do Distrito Federal (Procon-DF) confiscates iPhones in stores in the capital Brasília last November 11. The reason for the removal of the products would be a violation of the measure that prohibits the sale of uncharged Apple mobile phones. in Brazil.
According to the information obtained, the phones were removed from the shelves of Claro, Vivo, Fast Shop and two iPlaces stores. For more, Newly released iPhone 14, iPhone 11 models seized🇧🇷
The work of Procon-DF, Legal dispute between the Department of Justice and Apple🇧🇷 In September of this year, the Cupertino giant was banned from selling iPhones without a charger in the box on national territory.
The agency claimed that the brand applied context., forcing consumers to buy an extra product for the devices to work fully. Besides, producer fined more than R$12 million🇧🇷
according to the information received tech blog🇧🇷 iPhone sales rebound after an injunction from Apple It was approved on November 21. Also, experts confiscation of products was not illegall.
The National Consumer Secretariat (Senacon) says that Apple cannot sell mobile phones without charging the iPhone 12, which was the first to adopt the app. However, as with the iPhone 11 units, other devices without accessories must also be seized during the actions.
abuse of power
Apple’s injunction upheld by Judge Diego Câmara AlvesDecision of the 17th federal court of the Federal District Judicial Division (SJDF). According to the judge, there was no illegal practice or consumer rights violation. by brand.
Also, Alves iPhone sales suspension is an “abuse of power” attitude from the regulatory agency. Like this Senacon would have violated the “principles of legality and impersonality” imposing enforcement only on Apple.
in a note MacMagazine🇧🇷 Apple says confident it will win legal dispute🇧🇷 Additionally, it indicates that customers are aware of the various options of charging accessories for devices offered by the manufacturer.
Source: Tec Mundo