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HBO Sued by Soccer Ball Sweatshoppers

The sweatshop in India that makes most of the big league soccer balls for the world sued HBO for claiming that they were a sweatshop. On Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel, they aired a story about six-year olds stitching soccer balls for Mitre for a couple cents an hour. Some kids were even sold by their parents to the factory and got paid only in spicy Indian potato appetizers twice a day. It turns out that while the...read more