You have purchased a premium product manufactured by a premium product manufacturer. You wouldn't take a 10 year old Rolls Royce the a back street mechanic. Why take a 2 year old iPhone to back street repair shop?
Printer manufacturers and the ink cartridges have been doing this for years. There's a healthy business manufacturing 'bust my ink cartridge chip here' products.
Bit lest not forget. It's a message in the settings. Nothing more!