My previous post
about the conditions in iPod factories was construed by some as an attack on Apple. The sensibly that Apple, as a faceless multinational corporation, can do no wrong boggles my mind. Apple has one goal as a company, and one responsibility to its shareholders: make money. They make iPods (and Macs) in China because there is lots of cheap labor there. Not too shocking.
With that out of the way, Macworld UK is reporting
that Apple is now looking into these reports about the iPod factory conditions. Apple points to their supplier code of conduct
(PDF link) which outlines what Apple expects from their suppliers.