马克艾姆斯接过了aforelinked SF Chronicle报道苹果的政策是不雇用被定罪的重罪犯（或那些面临未决的重罪指控）从事新校园建设的工作，而潘多将其从地狱中解脱出来，从标题开始：正如蒂姆库克批评印第安纳州，苹果在自己的后院强加劳动歧视”I’m not saying Apple’s no-felons policy is sound — I don’t know — but I feel safe saying that not hiring felons for construction jobs is not even in the same ballpark as a statewide law allowing for discrimination against people based on their sexuality.
Roughly 30 percent of Americans have a criminal record — arrest or conviction — that would show up in background checks, according to the US Department of JusticeThe National Employment Law Center says that one in four California adults has either an arrest or conviction record.
以下是John Schmitt和Kris Warner在2010年对经济与政策研究中心进行的一项研究中的一些统计数据，“前罪犯和劳工市场“（PDF）：
In 2008, about one in 33 working-age adults was an ex-prisoner and about one in 15 working-age adults was an ex-felonAbout one in 17 adult men of working-age was an ex-prisoner and about one in 8 was an ex-felon.
Apple’s legally dubious hiring policy imposed on the two lead construction companies hired to build Apple’s new offices — Sweden’s Skanska, and Redwood City-based DPR Construction — comes as the company is playing progressive corporate leader in the pushback against Indiana’s anti-gay “religious liberty” laws. Apple is also trying to rewrite its黑暗的过去under Steve Jobs by releasing a new, Apple-authorized history of the company,成为史蒂夫乔布斯。
我已经把Ames的超级链接包含在“黑暗的过去”中，这个链接指向一个有着一年历史的Pando故事 - 由Ames撰写 - 史蒂夫乔布斯在针对苹果公司和其他一些科技公司的非偷猎反垄断案件中的犯罪电子邮件。
Emails subpoenaed during the investigation show that Steve was clearly involvedThey also show him taking mordant pleasure at the fact that a Google recruiter was fired for poaching an Apple employee, after Steve had complained to Eric Schmidt, who was then CEO of the giant search engine companyWhen Jobs heard the news, his email reply was a smiley-face iconSteve was hardly the only CEO to be caught with incriminating emails, but he was the only one shown making light of the personal impact of the collusion. Other chief executives seemed motivated primarily by a desire to not piss off Steve, who had become the most powerful employer in the technology business.