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Fancy fixing your own mobile devices? Just take the display off carefu...CRUNCH !£$%!

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Re: Green lobby failure

Currently supply of Rare Earth Elements is outstripping demand. This will carry on for about another 10 years then as demand overtakes supply the cost will start to rise and there will be an incentive for mining companies to locate new sources of supply.

Go talk to fisherman at Cape Cod ... look at the mines in Africa, the guyz in the pits are treated like slaves.

Where does the ewaste go ?

http://www.greenpeace.org/international/en/news/features/e-waste-toxic-not-in-our-backyard210208/

Most of it gets sold as second hand electronics (in working condition) to Senegal, where they burn the stuff to get the metals ...

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-senegal-environment-landrights-idUSKBN13I1KV

You have to be pretty f'ed up not to realize this is bad, right ? You do not pay the real price for your devices, the third world pays the rest with their health ...

Call me commy, freetard, tree hugger ... I don't care, this is not right.

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