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    FTC: Warranty Void Stickers are Illegal

    Sony, Nintendo, & Hyundai outed in Targeted Campaign
    Ordering customers to "use specified parts or service providers to keep their warranties intact" was also prohibited, it said.

    "Provisions that tie warranty coverage to the use of particular products or services harm both consumers who pay more for them as well as the small businesses who offer competing products and services," said the FTC's Thomas Pahl.

    Stickers that say "warranty void if removed" are often found on gadgets, in many cases covering screws that would let somebody open the product and inspect its internal components.

    The regulator said such provisions were "generally prohibited by the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act, a law that governs consumer product warranties".

    It has given the six companies 30 days to "revise their practices" and warned that failure to do so could "result in law enforcement action".
    http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-43724348
    https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/pres...ranty-coverage

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    While not listed, could've used this a few years ago when fucking with a used xbox.

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    This is real common on medical devices. Good luck.

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    Isn't this something Apple does as well?

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    Quote Originally Posted by LinktheDeme View Post
    Isn't this something Apple does as well?
    No apple does other stuff like screws that show tampering.

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