03 Feb '12, 10am

Occupy Wall Street Goes Virtual, Targeting Apple through Petitions

If you wonder what happened to the OWS movement and are worried that the protest against the 1% has died, you can relax. The protest is not dead. It just moved from Zuccotti Park to websites like change.org and SumOfUs, where OWSers channel their energy into writing and promoting petitions against corporations that misbehave. It started with petitions against Bank of America, $5 fee on debit cards and Target’s plan to open at midnight on Black Friday, and moved to a protest against Coca Cola’s intervention with a plastic bottle ban in national parks, and now it reached Apple. Yes, Apple, a company that has fans like no other company, is facing now a public uproar with two petitions against the company that have managed to collect more than 200,000 signatures in just couple of days. The first, on Change.org calls Apple to “protect workers making iPhones in Chinese factories...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2012/02/ows-targeting-apple-o...

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