Apple Privacy is becoming outlandish & hypocritical

Discussion in 'Apple, Inc and Tech Industry' started by JS82189, Mar 5, 2010.

  1. JS82189 macrumors regular

    Jan 30, 2010
    We all know about the Chinese worker who lost his life over a lost iPhone prototype (i hope we do).

    I just read that Steve furiously had a tweet deleted (plausible), because of a NY Times writer saying he was posting from one (why deny showing it to a news writer?) BUT Peewee Herman has a freaking iPad (totally ridiculous, getting the kids hooked or something?)

    This secrecy thing led to the unfortunate death of a life over a piece of technology... I say call for blood AFTER the stocks go down :rolleyes: but what is going on with Steve? is this some get the kids hooked scheme? and why does he care about some NY Times writer saying he used one that Steve himself was personally demoing :confused:
  2. MacDawg macrumors P6


    Mar 20, 2004
    "Between the Hedges"
    I am having a hard time following your rant... sorry
  3. JS82189 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 30, 2010
    why does a tweet about a personal demo by Steve upset him, from a NY times writer.. while someone like Pee Wee herman is waving his iPad around..
  4. killerrobot macrumors 68020


    Jun 7, 2007
    Perhaps if we knew what the tweet was or had a link to the article we might be able to understand a little more. ;)

    EDIT: OK. I just know saw the thread...
  5. JS82189 thread starter macrumors regular

    Jan 30, 2010
    check rumors page 2 or the corresponding forum..

    it supposedly read "im posting from an ipad"

    the peewee herman thing does actually give me some relief about Apple lol... yet still if Colbert can wield one for some gag I figure we can get a tech reporter to say he has used one...

    Unless is this to tell us that perhaps there are hardware changes still being made? Maybe the iPad is still in Alpha?

    Doesnt seem like Apple would be too concerned about any Software problems the tech reporter may have revealed.. i mean it still doesnt ship for a whole month..

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