An Australian court has fined Apple A$9m (£5m; $6.5m) for refusing to fix iPhones and iPads that had been serviced by third parties. The nation's consumer watchdog took the tech giant to court last year. Apple admitted that it misled 275 people about their rights to repairs and replacements.

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BBC News—The company breached consumer law by refusing to fix devices once serviced by third parties.

Australian court fines Apple $6.7 million over iPhone 'bricking' case. SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian court fined U.S. electronics giant Apple Inc A$9 million ($6.7 million) on Tuesday after a regulator accused it of using a software update to disable iPhones which had cracked screens fixed by third parties.