Oh Noes! SEC and DOJ Probe Apple Over “Batterygate”

If you’re Apple, this has to be the worst case scenario.

Bloomberg is reporting that both the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission have launched an investigation into Apple and if they broke the law when it comes to throttling iPhones with older batteries to avoid unexpected shutdowns. Now this probe could be something or nothing and is in its early stages. But if you’re at Apple Park, you have to figure that this is not good at all as you’d rather be sued than be potentially be facing criminal charges or oversight by a government agency to avoid criminal charges.

Stay tuned to this channel as this story has gotten really interesting.

 

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One Response to “Oh Noes! SEC and DOJ Probe Apple Over “Batterygate””

  1. […] I reported that the SEC and the DOJ are looking into the reports that Apple deliberately slowed down iPhones […]

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