http://www.businessweek.com/articles/2014-02-13/apple-supply-report-acknowledges-its-smartphones-and-tablets-rely-on-smelters-using-illegally-mined-tin#p1T Apple publicly acknowledges its use of illegally mined tin from Indonesia where the death rate for miners can be as high as 1 person/wk.
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