EU to drop Apple probes after firm’s policy changes

EU antitrust regulators will scrap two investigations into Apple Inc’s iPhone after the company allowed cross-border repair services and eased restrictions on applications for its popular smartphone.The European Commission, the watchdog across the 27-country European Union, announced its decision on Saturday, saying the changes by Apple would allow consumers to choose between different alternatives.To read this Reuters report in full, see:
uk.reuters.com/article/idUKTRE68O0S420100925Also see:EU says to drop antitrust probe into Apple [AFP]
EU competition regulators said Saturday they will drop an antirust probe into Apple after the US computer giant eased restrictions on programming tools and cross-border warranties for the iPhone.The European Commission said it would close its investigation after Apple recently changed its policies making it easier for users of the hugely popular iPhone to get repairs under warranty in an EU country other than where it was bought.
http://news.theage.com.au/breaking-news-technology/eu-says-to-drop-antitrust-probe-into-apple-20100926-15rvh.html
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