Here's Apple In Your Eye
Earlier this month, Betabeat writers were surprised to learn that popular YouTube blogger Olga Kay was regularly churning out 20 or more videos a week—drawing comparisons of her work schedule to that of working in a sweatshop. The piece is one of many in a recent trend of blog Read More
Today, in Streisand Effect stories: Apple has booted the provocative game Sweatshop from its App Store. If that sounds like an offensive concept for a casual game, it’s deliberate: It’s designed to get you thinking about where the awful system that produces consumer goods. And according to Pocket Gamer, it got the ax because Apple wasn’t comfortable with the theme.
Not to mention it doesn’t behoove Apple to have customers thinking too hard about where their beautifully crafted devices come from.