‘Occupy’ activists use iPhone line as podium for protest
Members of Occupy Wall Street tonight held anti-Apple placards in front of the company’s 5th Avenue store in Manhattan.
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NEW YORK — A group of about 12 people who say they’re part of the Occupy Wall Street movement joined the iPhone 5 line in front of Apple’s flagship Manhattan store on 5th Avenue, members of the group told CNET.
Shiloh Coral, 22, and Thomas Volanos, 21, said they joined the ranks of Apple fans this evening to protest the company’s labor practices in China, as well as what they see as the commercialization and waste that the company and its…