TIL Planned obsolescence is illegal in France. Companies aren’t allowed to intentionally shorten the life of devices in hopes that consumers will purchase new ones. In contrast, the US has no specific federal laws against planned obsolescence.

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  1. Soon enough we reach a point where my iphone falls apart right after paying for it in hopes that I buy a new one while never leaving the till!

    This is my Dante’s 9th circle of hell

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