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Phone service stuck in the 1950s…

So today I called Eastlink and got rid of the private number we had, and also got rid of the select ring (used to be my in house fax line.) Conversation went like this: Customer Service Representative – “How would you like your name to appear?” Me – “What are the options” CSR – “Waye Mason, W Mason… ” Me – “Waye Mason. And, well my partners name should be there. How about Marnie MacLennan.” – read more –

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Me and social services… part II

Lets see, I have through various media called out the Premier, DOE, HRM, HRSB, and and DTCH in the last while. Now lets at Department of Community Services (DCS) to the list… Following this email, posted here , that was sent to the Minister of DCS back in March…. I got this today: On Apr 19, 2007, at 10:27 AM, Janet Rathbun wrote: Dear Mr. Mason: Thank you for your e-mail of March 31, 2007, – read more –

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Label leads way with DRM-free music | Technology | Guardian Unlimited Technology

EMI’s move to release its catalogue without music protection has been welcomed, but critics claim Apple still has a lock-in Bobbie Johnson Thursday April 5, 2007 The Guardian The wired world, so they say, moves faster than meatspace. In that case, one month, three weeks and five days might seem like an awfully long time to the digerati. But that’s how long it took between Steve Jobs publishing his Thoughts on Music – an open – read more –