ReviewMe Responds To Fraudulent Listing of Lifehacker, BoingBoing, MAKE…

Patrick Gavin of ReviewMe, the site caught selling reviews on Consumerist’s sister-site Lifehacker, as well as BoingBoing and MAKE, has responded via IM. In short, he claims that there was a loophole in the site that allowed people to submit sites that weren’t theirs…

ReviewMe.com Caught Selling "Product Reviews" On Lifehacker, BoingBoing

ReviewMe.com Caught Selling "Product Reviews" On Lifehacker, BoingBoing

UPDATE: ReviewMe Responds To Fraudulent Listing of Lifehacker, BoingBoing, MAKE…

Citibank Thinks Donating to the Red Cross is “High-Risk Activity”

Citibank Thinks Donating to the Red Cross is “High-Risk Activity”

We recently bought a computer with a credit card and received a call confirming that we did, indeed, want a computer. We thought this was slightly annoying but nice, and appropriate because we don’t go around buying computers every day. The credit card company (not Citi) didn’t, however, stop the charge from going through. They just called us later. Not so for the blogger at Fivecentnickle.com. He tried to donate to the Red Cross with his Citi credit card. They stopped the charge, didn’t inform him right away that it hadn’t gone through, and, since it was the last day of the year, now Mr. Nickle might not get his charitable deduction for 2006.

We Interview Blogger Who Discovered Walmart’s Nazi Tshirts

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Verizon “Unlimited” Wireless Stills Hates Porn

Seems like just about everyone wrote us over the weekend to tell us just how wide Verizon was stretching the starfish of all its Unlimited Wireless Broadband customers. So let’s give ‘em a shout-out for thinking of us! Thanks, jpac, Travis, Jeff, Uncle Bob and Sarlac, to name only a few!

Inside Deepest Darkest WalMart

Inside Deepest Darkest WalMart

Target Targets Blogger

Target Targets Blogger

It seems our buddy Target Corp. doesn’t like it when bloggers post store policies on the Internets. Their rational response? Duh, lawsuit.

Pranking Solicitors Into Endless Telemarketing Loop

Creative Bastard blogger set up an extension on his phone line to route telemarketers to. It plays a loop of his voice being “highly interested” in the rep’s offer, with the goal being to keep the t-marketer on the line as long as possible.

Arabic “I am Not a Terrorist” Tshirt

Arabic “I am Not a Terrorist” Tshirt

Now you too can bother Midwesterners and airport security, just like Raed Jaer, with your very own “I am not a terrorist” tshirt.

JetBlue Makes Passenger Change “Offensive” Arabic Tshirt

JetBlue Makes Passenger Change “Offensive” Arabic Tshirt

Haha, them reactionary mobs, worried that increased security measures will infringe constitutional rights. Ha ha ha, read this, motherfuckers.

Paramount Tramples Blogger For Bumblebee Compliance

Paramount Tramples Blogger For Bumblebee Compliance

So we know that companies tend to stamp down hard on emerging technologies they don’t understand. That pisses us off plenty. But dammit, we really get our dander up when they start stamping down on fans they don’t understand.

Bitchin’ Round the Blogosphere

• This billboard contains a logical fallacy and we mean that in the most non-sexual possible. [ANIMAL]

Verizon is Dyslexic

Verizon is Dyslexic