It came to light that Citibank was going ahead with a $50 million luxury jet purchase in spite of the fact that they couldn’t stay afloat without tax payers’ assistance. To be clear, they were incapable of running a profitable business, so they signed on for the billions of dollars of taxpayers’ money that our government gave them to keep them afloat.
This isn’t news. This is America at it’s best.
Customers using the Microsoft Windows Media Center operating system found themselves unable to record certain shows on the NBC Network. No official response was initially given. The issue kept gaining steam until MS finally acknowledged that it was blocking the content.
They state that they were following the “regulations” set forth by the FCC. If that is the case, then why is DirecTV, Tivo and every other DVR system able to record the same shows that WMC can not?
I love 419 scams. Unfortunately, the people that send them rarely do any more than change the names of the people giving me lots of money, so it eventually grows tiring of poking some fun at them. It’s been so long though that I was able to enjoy authoring a response.
Subject: CONGRATULATIONS!!! Your Email Has Won 1,000,000.00 GBP
From: Mr.Joseph Poon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Reply-To: Mr.Joseph Poon <email@example.com>
Date: 12:33 AM
Mr.Joseph Poon wrote: