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Gawker Media sells Consumerist blog

The blog, which is often an outlet for consumer complaints, will become a new division within the publisher of Consumer Reports.

By December 30, 2008

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Where's your consumerist spirit?

Where's your consumerist spirit?

By September 22, 2005

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EA is the worst company in America again

EA has beaten the odds, taking out the less-than-coveted Golden Poo award two years in a row.

By April 9, 2013

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EA fails to become this year's worst US company

In a surprising first round loss to Time Warner Cable, EA won't manage a three-peat of its difficult crown in the Consumerist's famed competition to find the worst of the worst.

By March 25, 2014

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'Brandalism' rampage leaves subversive damage in its wake

Forty street artists wreak havoc on more than 365 ads in a matter of days. But why?

By May 21, 2014

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Fitbit halts sale of Force fitness band, issues recall due to skin irritation

Owners of Fitbit's newest fitness band that have been experiencing skin issues are eligible for a full refund while a solution to the problem is reportedly in the works.

By February 21, 2014

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SimCity scores "unfair play" award after launch dramas

Consumer watchdog Choice has given EA Games a less-than-coveted Shonky Award over the high charges on its SimCity helpline.

By October 28, 2013

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Comcast admits service rep did what he was trained to do

In an internal memo, Comcast's chief operating officer says a customer service call recorded by tech journalist Ryan Block was painful to listen to. He promises changes.

By July 22, 2014

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Best Buy sends five iPads in error, says 'keep them'

In an attack of holiday spirit, Best Buy admits it made a mistake in sending a customer five iPads instead of one. The company says the customer should give the extras to people in need.

By December 8, 2012

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EA, named America's worst company, tries to make amends

In an apparent biteback at EA's inconclusive ending to Mass Effect 3, voters at Consumerist declare that Electronic Arts is even worse than Bank of America. The company promises to release a new version of the game.

By April 8, 2012