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Re: Linux on Walmart's systemless computers



begin  Craig Duncan quotation:
> 
> Plus you'll be giving a job to some teenager in a Maquiladora or some
> slave-laborer in China and be putting a big $2 / week in their pocket
> (the former only) with which to buy some beans for their family to
> eat.

Deprive that Chinese worker of that $2 / week job, and it'll likely be
replaced by $0 / week.  They have high unemployment in urban areas
(worse than the United States during the great depression), and
unemployment is the rule, not the exception, in rural areas.

Don't assume the entire world is exactly like the United States, or
you'll make decisions that have worse consequences for others than for
yourself.


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