The Man Who Makes Your Bauble, er I Mean iPhone – BusinessWeek

Let’s be sure we understand the true price for our technological baubles…

“The suicides introduced Foxconn to much of the world in the worst terms imaginable—as an industrial monster that treats its workers like machines, leveraging masses of cheap labor, mainly 18-to-25-year-olds from rural areas, to make products like the iPhone at seemingly impossible prices. For Western consumers, the lost lives were an invitation to consider the real cost of their electronic playthings.”  via The Man Who Makes Your iPhone – BusinessWeek.

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