Tantalum

IT outfits pay for Congo atrocities

Blood spattered PCs

US IT outfits might be required to confirm that they do not source the tantalum used in capacitors from the Congo. A lot of Tantalum is mined from Australia, and most IT companies say their suppliers assure them that they get it from there. Their suppliers apparently tell them that they do not buy the stuff from a dodgy Congo warlord from the back of a blood splattered truck.

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