Taiwanese group says Apple harms consumers by not including charger with iPhone

A consumer group in Taiwan has called for an investigation into Apple’s decision to exclude chargers from iPhone boxes, dubbing the practice a de facto price increase.Credit: Andrew O’Hara, AppleInsiderThe Consumers’ Foundation on Monday accused Apple of exploiting consumers with the lack of charging adapters. In a press release, the group said that although Apple’s environmental motivation was not invalid, the move also infringed on consumer rights since chargers are “essential” to operating a phone. Read more…
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