Originally Posted by vometia
[quote=Kaspar]
My assumption is that the Malaysian branch is a case of having a more significant presence in the Asian markets rather than anything cynical. But I do take your point and there certainly are companies that profit by offshoring as a means of circumventing those pesky hard-won labour laws and human rights issues.


Right, but, to my mind, one doesn't have to be seeking to directly profit from the abuses in order for it to be a problem. Quiet acquiescence to what is happening right next to you can be an issue, even if you don't stand to benefit directly from the behaviour.