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Submission + - Why Product Recalls Make You Less Safe (popularmechanics.com)

antdude writes: "This two pages Popular Mechanics reported "genuinely dangerous products should be pulled from the shelves. But government recalls sometimes punish manufacturers for vague problems and blatant consumer misuse, actually reducing public safety. Even the word 'recall' turns out to be defective..."

Seen on Boing Boing."

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Why Product Recalls Make You Less Safe

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In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.

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