And Apple's customers are also hypocritical by continuing to buy Apple's products and thereby supporting this abusive behavior.

At the end of the day, Apple has proven that, left to its own devices, the company will not change the abusive labor practices at its suppliers, so Apple's customers are the only ones who can pressure the company to do so. Again, as a thought exercise, these customers should think about what they would do if a Wal-Mart supplier was accused of the same practices.
At the time of publication, Kass and/or his funds had no positions in the stocks mentioned.

Doug Kass is the president of Seabreeze Partners Management Inc. Under no circumstances does this information represent a recommendation to buy, sell or hold any security.

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