Federal authorities say a group of scammers that “bilked millions” from US consumers with pop-up ads and hijacked Web browsers has been sued by the Federal Trade Commission. 610 more words
1 week ago
1 week, 6 days ago
The Baseball Bloggess
It was a prim and stern woman’s voice on my office voice mail yesterday.
“Yesssss. [pregnant pause] This is the Better Business Bureau. My name is [ ]. 814 more words
2 weeks, 5 days ago
What's So Funny?
It appears we can’t manufacture anything in America anymore. All of our dry-goods, as my mother called them (clothing, shoes, linens, artificial cotton/cotton balls), come from foreign countries. 292 more words
1 month, 1 week ago
Mark My Words...
My ongoing battle with telemarketers continues.
I don’t know why they love to bother me so much. It’s as though I won some sort of lottery where the grand prize is daily harassment instead of a few million dollars. 725 more words
A new application, Callblock, coming to the iTunes App Store, claims to block phone calls from over 2 million telemarketers by type, including things like robocallers, debt collectors, political campaigners, scammers, and more. 461 more words
1 month, 2 weeks ago
Making It Up As I Go
I was woken up at 3am this morning. Not by my alarm. Not by my children or my wife. But by a text message on my cellphone. 697 more words