Day 190: You get what you pay for… unless otherwise required by law

Day 190: You get what you pay for… unless otherwise required by law

Monday, July 10, 2017

The power brick on my blessedly pre-Touch Bar MacBook Pro somehow killed itself, so I took it to the local Genius Bar in case there was anything else wrong with it.

“Nope!” they declared, “And here’s a new power brick, free of charge.”

“Free?”

“Yes, it’s covered under consumer law.”

Note the carefully rehearsed choice of words: they would never so casually admit to acceding to another authority.

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