“When Apple Inc rolled out its iPhone in the United States, some fans paid big money to be among the first to get their hands on the device. In Poland, people are getting paid to line up,” Chris Borowski reports for Reuters.
“‘We have these fake queues at front of 20 stores around the country to drum up interest in the iPhone,’ a spokesman said,” Borowski reports.
MacDailyNews Take: A spokesman whose head, if it actually exists, Orange will soon serve up on a silver platter to Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Borowski continues, “As part of a marketing campaign ahead of the iPhone’s Friday launch in Poland, the country’s largest mobile operator Orange is paying dozens of actors to stand in queues.”
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MacDailyNews Take: If Borowski’s report is accurate, that spokesman is definitely Polish.