iphones 'disabled' if apple detects third-party repairs

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    Ouch, that doesn't seem fair at all - I know loads of people that have had their screens / buttons replaced by 3rd parties.

    I imagine this will cause a huge problem for Apple in time, if it's as widespread as it sounds like it could be!
     
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    These are my own personal thoughts on the subject.

    I can personally see lots of problems with this, it could be Apples ( Volkswagen moment )


    Don't the USA sue at the drop of a hat?


    The problems I foresee are, would the software update be considered a destructive
    piece of software, see your phone would have been in working order, before the software
    being installed.

    Is Apple making itself a Monopoly by only allowing itself to repair the phones.

    The main problem being the loss to business people being unable to retrieve their contacts
    without reverting back to Apple.
     
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    Woah, they are a really greedy bunch, aren't they? Lovey way to make business! Sure way to lose millions in the long run, unless they stop doing business this way..
     
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    Oh boy, this left such a bad taste, and Apple will get a bunch of unhappy customers! Phone breaks all the time, and often people looks for affordable places to have it fixed. I, myself, had a broken screen replaced by a repair shop two years ago. They can't monopolize the market like this. Bad, bad Apple!!
     
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