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India’s Kids Picking Apart Computers, Dying Slow Death

[googlevideo]http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5944615355863607664#[/googlevideo] In India, the tech industry has opened up a niche for children that would formerly be trash pickers; recycling e-waste. The practice involves stripping computers for precious metals like lead and gold, and integrated circuits. Exposure to the chemicals involved in such a process…