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Tag: iPhone

Apple Abandons Environmental Certification

July 11, 2012

Apple has pulled its products off a U.S. government-backed registration of environmentally friendly electronics, see http://www.epeat.net/2012/07/news/wsj-cio-journal-apple-removes-green-electronics-certification-from-products/. EPEAT (created through funding …read the rest

Vendor abuse of authority, lock-in, and non-judicial policing

July 4, 2012

Picture this: “Sorry sir… yes, we sold you this hammer, but we really must insist that you only use brand …read the rest