Apple Refusing to Serve Asians in Some Stores

New York Attorney-General Andrew Cuomo* is investigating whether Apple, makers of the iPad, has been discriminating against apparently Asian customers, fearing that they may be Chinese citizens trying to take the machine into the PRC, where it is not yet sold.
The Attorney General's's civil rights bureau was tipped off by an Assemblywoman from a Chinese-American section of Queens, who complained publicly last month that her constituents were being asked unusual questions when they sought to buy the devices. The iPad was not yet for sale in Asia at the time of the complaints in May.
Apple is reportedly cooperating with the investigation.

Call it Just Another Day in Totes Post-Racial America.

* A white, apparently hetero and TAB cis man.

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