Category Archives: Consume!
This became an irretrievably stupid idea from the moment the newspapers started to cash in on it. (Both London freesheets had it on their front page yesterday, and it’s in several nationals today.) My advice to you if you’re planning … Continue reading
Amy Williams – Burger King fires two for filings about farmworkers: Burger King has fired two employees who made online postings that “did not reflect the company’s views and which were in violation of company policy,” the fast-food restaurant chain … Continue reading
Remember Steve Grover, the Burger King of sock-puppets? The matter is finally news in the UK. If they start denying stuff, I have lots saved to disk… so I wish Burger King well with their whitewash. [Psst! BK peeps! Why … Continue reading
[NOTE: a lot of this will seem familiar to most regulars… but I’ll only be mentioning one obvious name that came up recently anyways.] The CIW (Coalition of Immokalee Workers) recently found a spy in their midst. They have also … Continue reading
The Register – UK Office of Government Commerce cracks one off: Quite remarkably, our informant suggested that, having spent the cash, OGC intends to roll out the logo anyway. Well, we contacted the OGC for comment, and a spokesman gamely … Continue reading
The Register – How Phorm plans to tap your internet connection: Internal BT documents obtained by The Register for the first time provide solid technical information on how data from millions of BT, Virgin Media and Carphone Warehouse customers will … Continue reading
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Sydney Morning Herald – Ads to woo British more sledge than sweet talk: Australia is to launch an aggressive campaign aimed at attracting a new generation of British immigrants. The ads for the South Australian Government include slogans such as … Continue reading
Via Toby… The Register – EU cracks down on fake blogger astroturfing: Nothing beats word of mouth for getting people to put their hand in their pockets. So it didn’t take long for cheeky marketing departments to cotton on to … Continue reading