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A bad Apple after all? The techlash gains on the ‘good guy’ in the Valley

The wave of backlash against tech giants has finally caught up with Tim Cook’s company, but does it deserve it?

James Titcomb

The set-piece events at which Apple unveils its latest inventions to the world are put together with the same meticulous planning and millimetre precision as the company’s gadgets, but as any events veteran will testify, something can always go wrong.

This June, when the company held its annual developer conference in Silicon Valley, there was no live demo fail or wardrobe malfunction to speak of.

However, as the company’s well-rehearsed executives strode around the stage, another piece of news rippled through the crowd...

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