VIDEO: Sprint Store Laptop Filters Out Anti-Sprint Consumerist Content

Consumerist reader Brian got bored while he was waiting for his friend to finish up a transaction at their local Sprint store. So he decided to kill time by trying out the in-store public laptop. That’s when he discovered something of interest.

Writes Brian:

My friend was wrapping up with the clerk and I thought why not leave the Company Profile for Sprint up just for kicks. But to my surprise, the store filters out just the Sprint info from Consumerist. Stories tagged Sprint end up redirecting me to their home page. The Consumerist site worked fine for other stories and other phone companies.

So instead of getting this page, he was redirected to the Sprint homepage.

Wouldn’t it have just been easier to block Consumerist.com entirely? Or maybe they want customers to read what we write about AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile?