Customers shouldn't be forced into paying for pricey genuine first-party parts or repairs in order to maintain their warranties, the FTC said after investigating six companies for their deceptive and illegal warranty practices.
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Nvidia could be faced with an investigation from the FTC or the E.U. Commission following claims that its GeForce Partner Program engenders anti-competitive practices by forcing board partners to not sell AMD products.
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No longer will you have to resign yourself to a life in which you refrain from pulling off stickers that read "warranty void if removed." As it turns out, these stickers are not only ugly, but in fact deceptive and illegal, as per the FTC.
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Lenovo has settled its case with the FTC over the Superfish adware that came preinstalled with some of its laptops a few years ago. It will now have to accept auditing of software and make any installations clear to customers.
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