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Drugstore.com: We have bad customer service but we’re really cheerful about it

Blaming Paypal, Drugstore.com cannot ship an item missing from an order without a credit card. My wife ordered a dozen items from drugstore.com, paying with Paypal. We like that. It minimizes the number of places we’re giving our credit card … Continue reading

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“Steal This Ebook”

Joe Konrath is running an experiment concerning ebook piracy. Read “Steal This Ebook” on his blog. I first heard of Joe Konrath from Mike Masnick’s article on Techdirt. Konrath has written extensively about dealing with ebook piracy here, here and … Continue reading

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An American Parable

A wealthy businessman planned a long vacation to travel around the world. He entrusted some of his affairs to three of his employees. To one, he gave $50,000, to another $5,000, and to the third $500, based on their ability … Continue reading

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MPG Game

Tony Borroz reports on Wired, President Barack Obama announced tough new fuel economy and emissions standards Tuesday that automakers must adopt by 2016, saying the rules will ‘help America break it dependence on oil, reduce harmful pollution and begin the … Continue reading

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