Apple has dropped the $99 fee that it previously charged for
migrating data from an old Mac to a newly purchased machine.
TidBITS reader and TekBasics consultant David Price wrote to tell
us that he has generally advised clients to pay Apple to migrate
data to newly purchased Macs, but when he accompanied his
brother-in-law to pick up a freshly migrated iMac last week, Apple
informed him that there was no charge for the service.
I contacted an Apple Store Operations Specialist, who confirmed
the policy change.
I had no idea they previously charged for this.