Friday June 08, 2012

Apple Fined $2.2M For Misleading Ads

The Australian government has hit Apple with a $2.2 million fine for misleading consumers in that country. I'm sure the company isn't too worried, they can pay that out of petty cash.

Apple will soon pay a fine equal to approximately US$2.21 million for misleading the public in its Australian iPad advertisements, The Australian reports. A Federal Court in Australia on Friday confirmed that it was advised that Apple has agreed to settle a case filed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission, alleging that the company’s ads touting the iPad as a 4G device were misleading since it cannot connect to 4G networks in Australia.