REPORT: More Suppliers for Apple Discovered Using Slave Labor

Why does Apple continue to lobby against a bill that guards against the use of slave labor in China for products shipped to the United States? Because it appears the iManufacturer wants its Sino-suppliers to continue the practice, if evidence unveiled by (paywall) investigative website The Information is to be believed. Citing discoveries made by human rights groups via satellite images, videos, […]

Is Apple Lobbying Against Uyghur Human Rights?

Disclosure reports required by Congress show that Apple Inc. hired a firm to lobby on its behalf with regard to the “Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act,” tech news Web site The Information reported last week. Whether the company is for or against the legislation is not known. The bill has 88 co-sponsors, from Democrat “Squad” Congresswomen Ilhan Omar (Minn.) […]

Tech Giants Bankroll Extremists; Fuel False Narrative

Following the death of George Floyd at the hands of an out-of-control Minneapolis police officer, and demonstrations mixed with riots across the country, many American corporations weighed in with official statements or financial support for causes – or both. Unfortunately the involvement of some put them more on the side of divisiveness than unity, at […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Caves to Communist China, Again

Apple Inc. and CEO Tim Cook have gone big in efforts to capture consumers and profits in the People’s Republic of China, so the current outrage from the rest of the world over its obedience to the communist government – as it cracks down on dissent – appears to be a minor irritant not worth […]

Is Tim Cook Above it All, or Just Arrogant?

Apple CEO Tim Cook claimed recently that he and his company do not engage in the dirty business of “politics” but only “policy.” He is supposedly above it all, guided instead by doing “what’s right.” Cook acknowledges that some may not like his “policy” decisions, but that he thinks they admire Apple’s leadership for sticking to […]

Apple Shareholder Files Proposal on Free Speech

National Legal and Policy Center has submitted a shareholder proposal asking Apple Inc. to made a report on human rights, and specifically, free speech. The 2019 Apple annual meeting will take place in Cupertino, California in early 2019. Here is the text of the proposal and supporting statement: Whereas, the Securities and Exchange Commission has […]

Silicon Valley CEOs Attack Trump Over ‘Separated Families’

Open borders advocates have successfully established the narrative of “separated families,” with significant aid from a media blitz, to characterize the zero tolerance enforcement effort to protect U.S. borders by the Trump administration. Of course the major technology companies based in Silicon Valley – who almost unanimously have advocated for open borders policies that come […]

Apple Hypocrisy Exposed Again With Latest Encryption Move

Apple again has taken a step it says will strengthen privacy for its millions of product users, but the heightened encryption measure has drawn criticism from law enforcement who want the ability to “crack” phones of suspects in search of information during criminal investigations. And once again a decision by the company has called attention […]

Apple CEO Tim Cook Whitewashes His Hypocrisy at Duke

Apple CEO Tim Cook continued his hypocritical moralizing for progressive causes over the weekend, in a commencement address before (unsurprisingly) a friendly audience at Duke University. In what was widely perceived as a(nother) swipe at Facebook, and its customer data security problems with the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Cook boasted that (because of a standard he […]

Amnesty International Joins Criticism of Apple CEO Tim Cook on China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has received accolades for free speech advocacy by respected institutions such as the Newseum, but the company is being called on the carpet for consigning its data storage services – especially crucial encrypted access keys – to a bunch of communists. Amnesty International announced Thursday it would initiate a social media […]