Category: Sci/Tech

Comcast apologizes to customer For Call Him And “*******” On Bill

Comcast apologizes to customer Comcast has apologized after a customers name showed up as “*******” on their bill. It’s no secret the phone company has struggled with customer service. Now, new evidence has surfaced to suggest that at least one of its employees is also just plain mean. Spokane, Wash., resident named Lisa Brown claims…

Easter Island mystery:  Researchers Solve Mystery

Long before the Europeans arrived on Easter Island in 1722, the native Polynesian culture known as Rapa Nui showed signs of demographic decline. However, the catalyst has long been debated in the scientific community. Was environmental degradation the cause, or could a political revolution or an epidemic of disease be to blame? A new study…

Verizon supercookies:  Are New “Supercookies” A Threat To Privacy?

Verizon’s use of “Supercookies” underscores the need for the Federal Communications Commission to maintain privacy and consumer protections as it reclassifies broadband companies such as Verizon as common carriers in order to protect ‘net neutrality, Consumer Watchdog said today. The nonpartisan, public interest group made the call for continued privacy and consumer protections in a…