Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apple Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Apple Inc.
Penalty: 
$113,000,000
Year: 
2020
Date: 
November 18, 2020
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
consumer protection violation
Violation Description: 

A coalition of over 30 other attorneys general announced a $113 million settlement with Apple, Inc. regarding its 2016 decision to throttle consumers' iPhone speeds in order to address unexpected shutdowns in some iPhones.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Multistate Attorneys General Case
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
California
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
electrical and electronic equipment
Specific Industry of Parent: 
computers
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Parent company note: 
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