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Apple store refuses to sell iPad to Iranian-American woman

pdclarry (175918) writes | more than 2 years ago

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pdclarry (175918) writes "An Iranian-American teenager was told by an Apple store employee that they could not sell her an iPad because it would violate US trade restrictions. She returned to the store with a camera crew from a local TV station and was again turned down.

Apparently an Apple employee heard her speaking Farsi. As he was also of Iranian extraction he recognized the language and used this as a basis for refusal."

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Anonymous Coward | more than 2 years ago | (#40431971)

It has been submitted more than once.

Is it a "teenager" or a "woman" (1)

Taco Cowboy (5327) | more than 2 years ago | (#40434149)

Make up your mind before you submit !

And btw, everyone can buy anything in Apple Stores in Tokyo or Hong Kong or Singapore

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