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[TG] Foxconn Workers Arrested for Leaking iPad 2

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Three employees were arrested on December 26, 2010 for allegedly leaking the design of the iPad 2 to case makers. From examination of those cases, a general idea of the iPad 2's design was leaked out to the rest of the world.
Tom's Guide Source: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/ipad-2-l...ews-11012.html

A fairly small article, but still found this interesting.
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Several online shopping retailers in China were able to sell iPad 2's protective case products before the iPad 2 was even launched, leading Foxconn to suspect that there might have been some employees leaking the design of iPad 2 which it reported to the local police.
So is it Foxconn or Apple going after them (or both)?
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Apple is making Foxconn go after them
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How else are these workers going to make money? We know Foxconn pays them bugger all.
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How else are these workers going to make money? We know Foxconn pays them bugger all.
you are so right. its not like Apple loose money from leaks. if anything it helps them hype up and sell more units
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First they were beaten, then they were shot. China calls that "paid leave."
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BOOOOOOOOOOOOO APPLE / CONFOX BOOOOOOOOOOOOO!

pay your slaves a little more and they wouldnt have to leak your dox.
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People want the information, it's a market. If Apple wasn't so secretive, there wouldn't be an Apple Rumors industry.
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Lol, Foxconn are at it again.

Remember the 64GB iPhone 4 leak?
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Do you all have any real reason to hate Foxcon or do you just like passing on misinformation. For the umpteenth time: Foxcon has better pay and better working conditions than ALL the factories around it. They seem to actually care for workers and their families.

If the workers did something to jeopardize the relations with apple or cost the company $ then naturally Foxcon will act. Do you know any company that would not?

If you want to complain about evil companies with slave labour we can discuss Wall-mart later
 
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