Apple customers voice mixed reaction to reports of poor working conditions

A new report details working conditions at Chinese factories, but some customers don't care

By Kerry Davis, Agam Shah and Grant Gross, IDG News Service |  IT Management, Apple, China

It's common practice to work long hours in China, and workers will continue to flock to the factories as the wages are relatively high, Palma said. "If you're an 18-year-old on a farm in China, it's a good thing for you to work in these places," Palma said.

Grant Gross covers technology and telecom policy in the U.S. government for The IDG News Service. Follow Grant on Twitter at GrantGross. Grant's e-mail address is grant_gross@idg.com.

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