“Smart meters” denied in New Mexico metro areas by Public Regulation Commission

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TweetYumDistributed in an e-mail from our friends at CellPhoneTaskForce.org Dear Friends, Today we won a victory in the fight against radiation in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission has denied PNM’s application for Smart Meters. “The plan presented in the Application does not provide a net public benefit and it does not promote the public […]

AT&T customers surprised by ‘unlimited data’ limit

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TweetYum By PETER SVENSSON, Associated Press NEW YORK – Mike Trang likes to use his iPhone 4 as a GPS device, helping him get around in his job. Now and then, his younger cousins get ahold of it, and play some YouTube videos and games. But in the past few weeks, there has been none […]

Anti-gun Group to Boycott Starbucks on St. Valentine’s Day

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TweetYumElliot Fineman (left), CEO of the National Gun Victims Action Council (NGAC) announced last Monday that its members will boycott Starbucks starting on St. Valentine’s Day to protest the company’s resistance to demands that they cease serving customers who may be carrying weapons, open or concealed. Its purpose, according to Fineman, is “to eliminate the […]

Users of Citibank Bill-Pay App Charged Twice

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TweetYumCitigroup’s effort to become “the world’s digital bank” has encountered a snag. A technical bug caused Citi, the nation’s fourth largest bank by deposits, to double the charge for customer payments in recent months. Some customers using their iPads to settle their cable bill or mortgage payment, for example, actually paid twice, according to customers […]

FBI wants businesses watching for customers paying with cash

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TweetYumGovernment calls buying ‘night flashlights,’ making ‘extreme religious statements’ indicators of terrorism Just days after the White House announced a community-based approach to combating terrorism in the United States, the FBI and other agencies are asking managers of surplus stores to spy on their customers, watching whether they pay in cash, make “extreme” religious statements […]