Farsi-Speaking U.S. Resident Denied iPad Sale by Apple Store Employee



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As a US Navy Veteran who served in Operation Enduring Freedom I say, GOD BLESS AMERICA & GOD BLESS APPLE and all other Tech Companies who refuse sale to OUR ENEMYS WHO SHOW NO SHAME IN KILLING AMERICANS!!!



I know it sounds stupid and overboard, but they thought they were doing the right thing. Let's dig into the policy, not the people trying to follow it.



Actually, this is pretty a pretty common policy with technology/computer companies. The culprit is not the companies, but rather the U.S. government which dictates where and what U.S. Technology companies can sell overseas.

I'll add, Iran is on a short list of countries that the U.S. has trade embargoes on. The Apple Store employee in question if he sold an iPhone/Ipad/Notebook to a person knowing it was going to be re-exported to Iran would be in violation of U.S. Export laws. As soon as the customer said "I'm shipping this to Iran" the Apple employee's hands were tied.



Well, this is just stupid. To think that a company like apple that claims to “connect people and improve their lives” would flat out deny someone a purchase because of their country of origin. They really should change this policy, or else people might start another petition.

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