Working Assets calls for iPhone boycott (updated)

Working Assets calls for iPhone boycott (updated)

Summary: There was bound to be a backlash at some point. The AT&T bashing has begun:Working Assets is calling for a boycott of the iPhone.

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There was bound to be a backlash at some point. The AT&T bashing has begun:

Working Assets is calling for a boycott of the iPhone. The locking of all iPhones to AT&T is unnecessary, and Working Assets has specific issues with AT&T -- including their stand on net neutrality, their warrantless wiretapping, and their handing over of customer records to the NSA. They say Apple is locking iPhone users into a service contract with 'a corporation whose practices seem to run counter to everything Apple stands for...

From Boing Boing:

Handset locking sucks, and AT&T sucks more: These people are criminal traitors who helped wiretap the nation, neutricidal maniacs bent on wrecking the Internet, and convicted monopolists besides.

Blorge.com also weighs in.

Warning: it's not warm and fuzzy. 

Topics: iPhone, Mobility

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  • You do realize that...

    Working Assets is a phone company, don't you? "Actforchange.workingassets.com"
    is analogous to "boycottApple.Microsoft.com." Completely bogus.
    msalzberg
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