Apple sites nearly blocked in Belgium over warranty spat, reports suggest

A Belgian magistrate has mulled blocking Apple’s websites there, according to local reports on Tuesday, as spotted by This was as a result of the still-ongoing kerfuffle over Apple and warranties – although EU law says consumer goods should automatically come with a two-year warranty, and although Apple acknowledges as much on a webpage, the firm still advertises its gadgets as being covered by a one-year warranty and tries to upsell customers to a two-year AppleCare plan. The reports suggest the magistrate may have realized blocking Apple’s sites would mess with iTunes and other services, so is still considering his next move.

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