Regulators are considering a ban on the imposition of two year contracts on the purchase of wireless phone. Unfortunately, it is German regulators who are considering imposing the ban on German wireless companies.
If so, read on to see what your sewer bill will look like and what the Water Project is doing to change that!
"If we amplify everything, we hear nothing." and "Because we know instinctively as a people that if we are to get through the darkness and back into the light we have to work together and the truth is, there will always be darkness." These are some of the many gems in the closing speech given by Jon Stewart at the Rally to Restore Sanity held in October 2010. The full transcript of his speech is found below. Next time you are exasperated by someone or group that views the world antithetically to your view, read his speech and then take a deep breath. The miracle of America is its ability to incorporate divergent views and values.
A UCAN member wants you to know that his call to Discover Card resulted in lowering his credit card interest rate. Has Discover Card become humane and will others follow? Read on.
The North County Times' writer Eic Wolf said SDG&E "will roll out a new look for its bills starting September 7" for the purpose of adding more summary information at the beginning of the bill, adding graphics, and increasing the size of the paper for its bills. UCAN Executive Director Michael Shames commented on the upcoming bill format change. Read More.
From the simple solutions that carriers do not consider files. UCAN wonders why carriers simply do not release a Wi-Fi only smartphone.
Intelligence Specialist Bradley Manning stands accused of leaking highly sensitive secret military documents including footage of a massacre in Baghdad. The mainstream media won't show the video, and the U.S. government doesn't want you to see it. But now, thanks to the distributed nature of the Internet, you can see it for yourself.
The North American Sweepstakes scam is a form of the Nigerian money scam. Somehow these off-shore thieves are printing checks with the names of legitimate companies that have nothing to do with the scam. If you are cold-called or emailed about winning large sums of money where you're asked to send money, hang up and/or delete the email. They target seniors and low-income persons. Don't be a victim for this fraudulent scheme.
UCAN was key to the California State Senate Investigation into the consumer protection practices of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) Consumer Affairs Branch, known as CAB. UCAN proved that the CPUC failed to assist consumers with their complaints by sending them right back to the companies that had refused to help remedy their complaints. Read the attached news article and the Senate Report so you will get angry enough to be part of the solution in pressuring the Senate and Governor to appoint consumer-friendly PUC Commissioners.