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    I wonder if they are interested in some kind of students swap?

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    This was already posted yesterday:
    http://www.psu.com/forums/showthread...for-production

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    I think it was assembly and not engineering

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    Ahh, well either way it's gotta open some doors for them since it's not just an everyday item.

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    I wonder why Sony and Microsoft are not scrutinising these company's that are producing for them?
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    Quote Originally Posted by MacP View Post
    I wonder why Sony and Microsoft are not scrutinising these company's that are producing for them?
    Because slaves exist and they sell well on the black market
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lefein View Post
    Well, apparently, some of these students are as young as 14. So, there is something to be said about it.
    When you're 14 you're old enough to work, it's not uncommon to see 14 and 15 year olds do the night shift at mcdonalds or work 12 hour shifts with half hour break in many Australian manufacturing facilities.

    So what's the big deal here ??

    Business is business
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    Quote Originally Posted by chriharr View Post
    When you're 14 you're old enough to work, it's not uncommon to see 14 and 15 year olds do the night shift at mcdonalds or work 12 hour shifts with half hour break in many Australian manufacturing facilities.

    So what's the big deal here ??

    Business is business
    It's slave labour thats the deal
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    If the PS3 and xbone components were manufactured and assembled in USA or Europe it would cost 2 or 3 times what it does now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by MacP View Post
    It's slave labour thats the deal
    So they aren't paid and don't have a choice? Seriously.....I'm asking. I don't know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    So they aren't paid and don't have a choice? Seriously.....I'm asking. I don't know.
    They had to do it for credits required to graduate or something to that effect

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gantz View Post
    They had to do it for credits required to graduate or something to that effect

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    If that's the case then that's the institution's fault not even Foxconn's let alone Sony's.

    In saying that, we'd be better off if the people were even mildly content and not abused at these places. Maybe not our wallets, but conscience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Christopher View Post
    So they aren't paid and don't have a choice? Seriously.....I'm asking. I don't know.
    They get paid something like $1 a day and there expected to live on it.
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