California To End Prisoners’ Computer Recycling

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http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-ewaste6aug06,1,5901629.story?coll=la-headlines-california Under pressure from environmentalists and labor unions, California will stop using federal prisoners, paid as little as 20 cents an hour, to dismantle potentially hazardous electronic junk discarded by state bureaucrats, says the Los Angeles Times. The decision to hire a private recycler was disclosed a month after Dell, the nation’s largest computer maker,
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