How To Opt Out Of Google's New Targeted Ads

How To Opt Out Of Google's New Targeted Ads

Last week, Google introduced its new “interest based” ads, which is based on tracking your browsing activity and targeting ads based on that behavior. Fortunately, there are several ways to opt out.

Amex: "We're Gonna Text Message Your Cellphone And You're Gonna Pay For It"

Amex: "We're Gonna Text Message Your Cellphone And You're Gonna Pay For It"

Several readers have pointed out that American Express has made some changes to its contract “in response to the challenging environment” — the most offensive of which seems to be a new clause that gives them the right to call — or text message — any phone you use to contact them including cellphones, for the purposes of offering you American Express products and services.

Bank Of America Gives You A Sales Pitch When You Call To Ask Them To Stop Giving You Sales Pitches

Bank Of America Gives You A Sales Pitch When You Call To Ask Them To Stop Giving You Sales Pitches

Jasper got a notice in the mail about marketing from Bank of America, so he called them up to opt-out. After agreeing to stop spamming him, the Bank of America CSR launched into a sales pitch for their “credit protection” services…