A few weeks ago we posted about how instead of throwing out broken gear, try mailing it back to the manufacturer with a nice note, and they may just very well send you a new one.
Despite the sign we posted on Friday, Circuit City says they are not offering a copyright-breaking DVD to iPod service.
Well, well, well! Look who’s violating the Digital Millennium Copyright Act! For only a couple of fins, Circuit City will take your DVD and an iPod and flagrantly breach copyright at your behest.
Julia’s got an eBay protocol question for you:
According to an anonymous source, Wal-Mart expects to get a large number of customer complaints about Brokeback Mountain, set to be released tomorrow.
• SlickDeals is reporting that the Amazon coupon code TOOLDAYS, which is supposed to be just for tools, is working on nearly every item on Amazon to give a 10% discount. Try the 50OFFMAR code on Tools, too, to get $50 off $250. Good luck!
• CondomMan.com’s Famous Valentine Day Sale is back, featuring 100 assorted condoms from brands including Durex, Trojan, Lifestyles, Okamoto, Viva, and Beyond Seven for just $20.
Colorado police have charged two postal workers for plucking out Netflix DVDs from the mail.
According to court records, between January and March of 2005, 503 Netflix DVD movies destined for Lyons, Colorado were reported missing or stolen. Netflix told investigators the loss represents 23.33 percent of all DVD movies mailed to that postal area.
Any Netflix subscriber has probably had a movie or two go missing over the course of their subscription. We wonder if disc theft is far more widespread than Netflix would like to acknowledge.
• Woot‘s pushing their own wine again. As homebrewers, we have nothing but empathy for their project. As drunks, we find the price of $55 for three bottles buzz prohibitive.