Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla Named in Child Cobalt Mining Deaths and Injuries Lawsuit

Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla Named in Child Cobalt Mining Deaths and Injuries Lawsuit By B.N. Frank Cell phones, computers, and other digital, electronic, and wireless technology require ingredients often referred to as “conflict minerals” in order to operate (see 1, 2).  There are reasons why they are referred to that way – mining for them is dangerous, sometimes deadly, and frequently involves exploited children. Thanks to Annie Kelly for investigating and The Guardian for publishing details about another tragic situation involving “conflict minerals”: A landmark legal case has…

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