Tag Archive: Rant

Check out John Oliver’s hilarious rant in favor of iPhone encryption

John Oliver took on Apple’s continuing privacy standoff with the FBI during Sunday’s Last Week Tonight — describing how crucial encryption is when it comes to protecting important data such as, “our financial information, health records, dick pics, trade secrets, classified government records, [and] dick pics.” And you know what? As well as being very funny, […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Kahney’s Korner: Cultmaster lays down an Apple Watch rant

So here we go. A new video series featuring, of all people, our Editor and Publisher Leander Kahney. You’ve heard him on the CultCast. You’ve read his books. You’ve been educated, entertained and occasionally enraged at his stories here on…Read more ›

Consumers Expected To Shut Up And Smile As Verizon Donates $1.25 Million Of Stolen Money To The FCC [Rant]

Perhaps you’ve heard the “great” news about how Verizon has to dish out $ 1.25 million to the FCC for violating the FCCs C Block rules, requiring licensees of C Block spectrum to allow customers to freely use the devices and applications of their choosing. If you’re just hearing about it, let me give you the gist of things and then you’ll get to hear me rant.

Back in 2008 there  [Read More…]

Verizon To Charge Convenience Fee For Payments Made Online Or Via Phone Starting January 15th [Rant]

Good ol Verizon, always passing the savings onto its customers. If you didnt catch the sarcasm in that last statement, prepare yourselves for disappointment. Verizon apparently believes you should be charged a convenience fee for paying your bill. Yea, I know what a convenience it is to shell out hundreds of dollars to a company that has three outages in one month. Okay, so the convenience fee really only applies  [Read More…]