Last month we reported that the FTC had announced that those “warranty if removed” stickers you sometimes find on gadgets are actually illegal. This isn’t based on a new ruling or recently passed law, but rather it is based on the 1975 Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act that the FTC is just reminding companies about.

The organization had announced that they have issued warnings to six companies about such practices. The names of those companies were not mentioned but according to a report from Motherboard, they have obtained copies of the letters which reveal that the companies that were warned include Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo, ASUS, Hyundai, and HTC.

These letters were sent on the 9th of April where it has given the companies 30 days to change its official warranty policies, otherwise they could face potential legal action. It also mentions, “Warranty language that implies to a consumer acting reasonably under the circumstances that warranty coverage requires the consumer to purchase an article or service identified by brand, trade or corporate name is similarly deceptive and prohibited.”

Neither of the companies involved have yet to officially and publicly respond to the FTC’s letters. If you’re interested in reading the letter in full, the entirety of it can be found on Motherboard’s website.

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