[funsec] Hot new tech!
ge at linuxbox.org
Fri Jul 24 00:54:52 CDT 2009
Rob, grandpa of Ryan, Trevor, Devon & Hannah wrote:
> Coming from Faux News this is questionable, but:
Didn't they do a call-back of batteries due to this happening a year ago?
> Apple iPods have burned users or caught fire more than a dozen times, but neither
> the company nor the federal government has disclosed this to the public,
> according to a Seattle television station. KIRO-TV says it used the Freedom of
> Information Act to get more than 800 pages of Consumer Product Safety
> Commission documents regarding iPod-related injuries and property damage.
> Within the documents were details of at least 15 separate incidents where iPods
> overheated, sparked, smoked, caused burns or caught fire.
> The station became interested when an individual of Arlington, Washington, was
> mystified by a penny-sized burn on her chest in November 2008. [!!! Danger,
> Danger! - rms]
> KIRO-TV filed an FOIA request in December 2008, but said the CPSC documents
> took seven months to arrive, delayed by Apple lawyers filing several exemptions.
> An Apple representative had no official comment.
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