The cover of the March 2011 edition of the popular WIRED magazine addresses the looming problem with Foxconn’s employee treatment. If you didn’t know, Foxconn is the manufacturer that makes the iPhones we buy.

Although the headline may appear a little melodramatic, the numbers are true and the issue is very real. We have gotten glimpses into the life of the Foxconn employees, and their working conditions are less than ideal…

“This is where your gadgets come from. Should you care?”

We should care about the working conditions of the Foxconn factories overseas. You can read up some more on this issue here and here.

[via Cult of Mac]