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Apple has added a button to the home page of its iTunes Store that clicks through to a page where you can use your iTunes account to donate money to "Help Superstorm Sandy survivors."

The page lists six different donation amounts ranging from $5 to $200 – all you need to do is click the Donate button under each amount, and "iTunes will transfer 100% of your donation to the American Red Cross."

That's right – 100 per cent. There'll be no 30 per cent cut taken by Apple for its eleemosynary enablement.

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yeah, don't donate yourself apple... make the users do it. Ofcourse how generous of them not to charge you for it....
Still, better than nothing ofcourse
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And takes a 75% cut..
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And takes a 75% cut..
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That's right – 100 per cent. There'll be no 30 per cent cut taken by Apple for its eleemosynary enablement.
Right in the source mate....
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Just joking, still though wouldn't surprise me at this stage
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At least it's something, right? thumb.gif
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As long it all goes to the red cross, yes smile.gif.
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Hmm, I came into this thinking there would be some sort of 1:1 donation going on. Apple donate $1 for every $1 you donate.

But alas, no.
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You donate your money, but it is donated in apple's name!, I'm sure this only helps them evade taxes? if you want to donate to the red cross do it yourself!
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Come on people, credit where credit's due.

People over there are really suffering through this, and all we (OCN) can do is bag apple out for making an

EASY, PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE way for people to help out.

Sure, if they were taking a cut then OUTRAGE, but they're not.

Let's back off the bandwagon just this once ey, out of respect for the people struggling if nothing else.
 
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