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Protests against Apple’s labor practices in China continue; Apple factory gets hacked

Written on February 12, 2012 by R. Cruise

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Accusing Apple of inhumane labor practices in its Chinese factories, protesters led by delivered petitions containing 250,000 signatures to Apple stores in six cities around the world. Meanwhile, Hacktivist group Swagg Security stole and leaked highly sensitive information from Foxconn, Apple's main manufacturer, also in protest of the company's labor practices.

Your products may be cool, Apple, but your labor practices definitely are not.

That’s the message that fair-labor advocates are sending to the world’s biggest tech company in the latest round of protests against its labor practices. Protesters led by delivered a petition containing 250,000 signatures to Apple stores in Bangalore, London, New York, San Francisco, Sydney, and Washington DC.

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