New iPad goes on sale in San Francisco, hundreds line up in the rain to buy one

IDG News Service
March 16, 2012 AT 3:46 PM
Apple's system of letting customers in a few at a time kept the process orderly—though one part the company couldn't plan for was the widespread protesting at Apple stores. A group supporting the petition to get Apple to change its production processes was also at the iPad launch, talking with people in line and sometimes, arguing.