Tag Archive: Investigate


Apple Sending Team To China Factory To Investigate Recent Worker Abuse Claims

06subiPhone-articleLargeThis morning a report from China Labor Watch accused a factory in Apple’s supply chain for a number of worker abuse violations. Instead of Foxconn or Pegatron, the factory in question was Jabil, a smaller Apple supplier in the Wuxi province. The undercover investigation found that Jabil was enforcing mandatory overtime beyond the legal limit, poor training, […]

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FTC Says It Will Investigate iOS In-App Purchases, Per US Lawmaker’s Request

Click the image to open in full size. On February 9th, we reported that US Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) reached out to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) questioning Apple’s "marketing practices of applications for Apple devices."Markey expressed his concern in a letter to FTC Chairman Jon Liebowtiz, citing examples of several accidental and costly in-app purchases, some of which were made by children playing with their mom or dad’s iPhone. As many will  [Read More…]