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As Apple plots to drop iPhone ports, Europe plans law to give all phones same charger


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European lawmakers want to require smartphone manufacturers to provide a common charger for all mobile phones.

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on Monday discussed the idea of introducing "binding measures" that would require chargers that fit all mobile phones and portable electronic devices. 

The EU introduced the voluntary Radio Equipment Directive in 2014, but MEPs believe the effort fell short of the objectives. 

"The voluntary agreements ...


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