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by: abyrd2000 May 10, 2007 4:36 PM PDT

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Has Apple Sold Its Soul...

by abyrd2000 - 5/10/07 4:36 PM

I'm a HUGE Apple fan and have been for many years. But lately, I'm a bit disheartened by Apple's choice of iPhone partners. AT&T has been scandal-plagued for a while, but the whole NSA thing is probably the scariest.

As a political podcaster, I did a story in May of 2006 about the fact the AT&T allows the NSA to monitor and archive ALL of the internet and voice traffic on its network. http://web.mac.com/thewarondemocracy/iWeb/TheWarOnDemocracy.com/MP3%20Version/39702760-2C93-4530-AA75-344D52DD1E74.html

And recently ABC News did a story highlighted the AT&T technician who blew the whistle on the whole story and brought it to light. http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=2930944

So why, being such a great company, would Apple choose to team with a corporate demon like AT&T?

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