Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 22nd Jul 2009 18:20 UTC, submitted by tupp
Apple It seems Apple is on a roller coaster ride this week, going from bad news to good news, back to bad news again. A local television station from Seattle, US, forced the Consumer Product Safety Commission via the Freedom Of Information Act to hand over an 800-page report about fire hazards posed by Apple's iPod music players. Experts on consumer safety agree that it's time Apple makes public statements about the fire hazards posed by iPods.
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RE[2]: How I feel
by DrillSgt on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 07:21 UTC in reply to "RE: How I feel"
DrillSgt
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2005-12-02

What other electronics company goes to such questionable lengths to cover-up a dangerous problem with their products?


The answer there is every company that wants to make a profit.

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RE[3]: How I feel
by tupp on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 14:43 in reply to "RE[2]: How I feel"
tupp Member since:
2006-11-12

What other electronics company goes to such questionable lengths to cover-up a dangerous problem with their products?

The answer there is every company that wants to make a profit.


Other than Apple, name one.

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RE[4]: How I feel
by DrillSgt on Thu 23rd Jul 2009 15:07 in reply to "RE[3]: How I feel"
DrillSgt Member since:
2005-12-02

Other than Apple, name one.



Dell, Toshiba, HP, Sony etc..they all hid the exploding battery issue until the Media got a hold of it. The list would be much shorter for companies that actually acted responsibly, though I can't think of any for that list sadly.

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