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Friday, 22 June 2012 09:11

Apple refuses to sell iPads to Farsi speaking customers

Written by Peter Scott



Fears they could end up in Iran, help nuke Cupertino


According to an Atlanta based TV station, the local Apple Store has refused to sell iPads to several customers based on their ethnicity.

WSB-TV interviewed two customers who say Apple staff refused to sell them iPads after they overheard them speaking Farsi. You know, they same language spoken in Iran, and Fox News says Iran is building a nuke, so by association anyone who speaks Farsi is secretly building a nuke and trying to stick it on top of a North Korean ballistic missile. It is all quite logical, at least as far as bigots and fundamentalist kooks are concerned.

Sahar Sabet, a 19-year-old student from Georgia told WSB-TV that an employee flatly told her that he couldn’t sell her an iPad, despite the fact that she already owns other Apple products.

“I just can't sell it to you, our countries have bad relations,” she quoted the employee as saying. The fact that Sabet is a US citizen did not seem to matter. She told reporters that she walked out of the store in tears.

Iranian American Bobak Arabian told Tab Times that Apple’s policy is foolish, which seems like an understatement.

"Also, what other nationalities are included under Apple's policy? For example, are Apple Store employees instructed to not sell products to customers who are speaking Korean? How would they know if the customers are North or South Korean?," he continued.

Also, in case you missed it, here’s what Foxconn boss and Apple fundamentalist Terry Gou thinks of Koreans.

Working full time for a closed minded cult tends to play strange tricks on the psyche, so it is understandable that Apple employees don't really understand the notion of diversity like normal people. Farsi is not only spoken in Iran. According to estimates, the Iranian American community is about 500,000 strong and it is safe to assume that most of them know a bit of Farsi. It is also worth noting that quite a few of them ended up abroad after they fled the Iranian regime, so they are not very likely to support it and send Mahmoud Ahmadinejad free iPads.

So, the next time Christiane Amanpour, Andre Agassi or eBay’s Pierre Omidyar walk into an Apple Store, they could very well be told that Apple does not sell its toys to people who know a word or two of Farsi.


Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2012 10:19

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