Printer maker HP is being investigated by consumer advocacy group Choice over reports the company has breached Australian Consumer Law following reports it issued a firmware update to block consumers using cheaper third-party ink cartridges.
While HP has been a significant player in the consumer and business printer markets for many years, it has largely left the copier and mopier (multifunction copier) markets to traditional office equipment suppliers such as Canon and Fuji Xerox. But that's about to change.
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