According to a March document obtained by a tech watchdog group, Multiple U.S. states are investigating Apple Inc for potentially deceiving consumers regards to slowing the performance of iPhones with aging batteries.
According to the document, which was obtained by the Tech Transparency Project, The Texas attorney general may sue Apple for violating the state’s deceptive trade practices law in connection with the multi-state investigation, Also The document did not provide additional details.
The office of the Texas attorney general declined to comment. Apple did not immediately respond to a Reuters request for comment.
As the company agreed to pay up to$500 million to settle one such lawsuit earlier this year also Apple has faced class-action lawsuits from consumers alleging that it deceived them about slowing the performance of iPhones with aging batteries.
Apple is also facing lawsuits alleging that it knew and concealed how the “butterfly” keyboards on its MacBook laptops were prone to failure.