The New York Times celebrated Apple CEO Tim Cook as a beacon of moral and social responsibility in an article published Monday, but the tech company's questionable activities in China were noticeably absent from the column.
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Several prominent tech companies and their leaders often espouse liberal progressive policies in acts of apparent self-righteousness while simultaneously eschewing the same stances when it comes to their respective conduct in China.
One of the world's largest technology conglomerates has amassed significant power and billions of dollars from its deals in China, a country often firmly opposed to the values the company's leadership regularly espouses domestically.
Tech giant Apple Inc. is increasingly caving to the demands of communist China in order to stay in a market where it is losing ground and advancing authoritarian objectives in exchange for short-term profits and, potentially, long-term losses.