27 July 2010

Is your iPhone or Pad poisoning Chinese children?

Question: what is the ethics or morality of buying and using an extremely popular, must-have product that is produced under questionable circumstances that cause harm to others?

Is your iPhone or Pad poisoning Chinese children? (SFGate.com, 1 July 2010)

Excerpt:
When you buy the iPhone 4, you're buying not just from Apple but from the Taiwanese company Foxconn, at whose mainland China factories the phones (and pods and pads) are made. The company's labor practices are dubious at best, and now Chinese environmental groups are questioning whether it also violates China's lax environmental laws.
Link: Is your iPhone or Pad poisoning Chinese children?



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