Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Apple
Current Parent Company: 
Apple Inc.
Penalty: 
$250,000
Year: 
2008
Date: 
September 26, 2008
Offense Group: 
consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
Americans with Disabilities Act
Violation Description: 

Apple came to an agreement with the Attorney General and the National Federation of the Blind to provide blind consumers full and equal access to Apple's iTunes and iTunes U. As part of the agreement Apple agreed to contribute $250,000 to the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind.

Level of Government: 
state
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Massachusetts Attorney General
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Facility State: 
Massachusetts
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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