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Entries Tagged as 'Complaint Department'

Time to ditch GoDaddy?

March 12th, 2008 · 1 Comment

This morning I found out that, a new site that just launched with the purpose of rating police officer’s performance, had been taken down by its hosting provider and registrar GoDaddy. The site launched to mixed reaction, with a sharp contrast between the negative response of law enforcement and mass media and the […]

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Tags: Complaint Department · Computers · Police, Law, & Justice

I am stuck on Band-Aid brand, ’cause Band-Aid sues charities

August 9th, 2007 · No Comments

Full disclosure: I do not consider myself a shareholder directly because I do not own shares of JNJ. However I do invest in a variety of mutual funds and index ETFs in which JNJ is a major component. That’s why I was shocked to hear that Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) is suing the […]

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Tags: Business · Complaint Department gets iPhone Hype Fever, iPurchased an Album on iTunes

July 3rd, 2007 · 2 Comments

iPhone Fever Ferments iTunes Feelings
Came home a moment ago. Been thinking about all the hype about iPhones I’ve heard this week. Loaded up Firefox, checked my email. There was some laundry in queue after the email, but for some reason I interrupted that to put on music. Remembering that the Internet radio broadcast protest happened […]

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Tags: Business · Complaint Department · Computers · My Thoughts · Technology

The Punitive Palisades Mall Proprietor meets Peter

April 21st, 2007 · 1 Comment

What is The Palisades Center Mall?
The Palisades Center Mall is the archetypal mega-mall. With an ice rink, IMAX theatre, at least three Starbucks, and scores of retail stores, the Palisades Mall has it all. Judging by the Spartan industrial warehouse aesthetic, featuring exposed steel beams and wiring conduits, one might think it would […]

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Tags: Business · Complaint Department · Scary Stuff Sucks, National Car Rental Swallows

January 24th, 2007 · 40 Comments

I recently returned from a vacation to Florida. Being the bargain hunter I am, I shopped around for cheap airline tickets using a couple of tricks. First, I was willing to fly out of whatever airport was cheapest, at whatever time was cheapest. My dates were also somewhat flexible. Flying in […]

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Tags: Business · Complaint Department