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Belgium may block Apple websites as a penalty for their AppleCare warranties

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Apple has had enough trouble with its extended warranties AppleCare in Europe, having to pay fines in Italy and explain itself in the courts of other countries. But Belgium would be considering a much more extreme punishment: blocking all Apple websites in the country.

That is what according to several local media a judge would be thinking, which if he ended up doing would mean forcing all Belgian internet providers to block Apple’s web addresses directly on their servers. The consequences for the “machers” in the country would be so bad that I doubt it will come to that.

Belgium may block Apple websites as a penalty for their AppleCare warrantiesBelgium may block Apple websites as a penalty for their AppleCare warranties

Because we’re not just talking about the Apple website itself, but all of its related services. Imagine that one day you wake up and, due to a court order, we can neither check our iCloud account nor download apps from the App Store. All of Apple’s resources would be rendered useless , and that’s precisely why the judge is hesitating to make this decision or not. But of course, if the threat works, Apple could easily conform to the requirements of Belgian law.

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