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If Apple does make ethical iPhone 5 watch the prices go up £100-£200 over the 4S
    
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Wow, there's nothing biased about the title of this article, is there? rolleyes.gif
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Wow, there's nothing biased about the title of this article, is there? rolleyes.gif

Doesn't matter. It's taken directly from the source.
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iEthical
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Doesn't matter. It's taken directly from the source.

I wasn't referring to the Title here on OCN, but the title of the article. It's biased. Biased news is never good news.
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Ah. Sorry, I misinterpreted that. Yeah it is clearly written by a Windows fanboy.

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next iphone tagline: no foxconn employees committed suicide in the making of this phone

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All Apple has to say is, "It's ethical." Presto, they will sell more iphone 5's than there are people on Earth.
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They will still sell like hotcakes if they aren't "ethically" made. Are all the other brand's phones ethically made?
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These same 40,000 will buy the new iPhone when it comes out, even if it is wrapped in the skin of these poor workers.
They would also be the first to balk at a price increase for the "ethical" iPhone.
And it is not just Apple, most all electronics are made in these type places (Foxconn, they make probably 1/2 the computer motherboards out there).
All of this right here. Nothing will be done about it until people stop buying electronics in general, and guess when that's happening?
 
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post #39 of 141
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Ah. Sorry, I misinterpreted that. Yeah it is clearly written by a Windows fanboy.
Like what I did there?

ZING!!!!!!!!!! tongue.gif
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That is a sad story. Unfortunately, it's all too common in countries that depend heavily on manufatcuring. China doesn't exactly have OSHA or civil rights for that matter. As long as the labor's cheap and the product turns a profit, companies INCLUDING APPLE will do little to change that. Maybe I'm just a touch too cynical but that's what experience dictates.

China is going to rule us one day. frown.gif
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