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Papa John's pizza up against $250M lawsuit for text spam

Former customers claim that the pizza chain used a mass text messaging service to send out hundreds of thousands of text advertisements even though they never opted-in for the messages.

By November 13, 2012

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John Oliver: Why do floppy disks control nuclear weapons?

The HBO comedian wonders why the hardware and software guarding the United States' nuclear warheads are so out of date.

By July 28, 2014

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The 404 Throwback Ep. 1,284: Where we're judged by John Hodgman (podcast)

Comedian and self-appointed judge John Hodgman reveals the secrets to surviving the apocalypse and answers your questions about National Doughnut Day, the proper way to grow a mustache, and how to deal with Internet whiners.

By July 25, 2014

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Netflix to FCC: Interconnection matters. Just ask John Oliver

The US' top source of Internet traffic, Netflix beats the Net neutrality drum in a new filing to FCC, with a nod to HBO's viral comedy-show clip.

By July 16, 2014

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Obscure American Car: Willys Jeepster

The year is 1948. A new off-road utility vehicle is rolling off assembly lines. It's geared at World War II veterans and its design is reminiscent of the massive boxes driven during wartime a few years before. Sound familiar?

By October 20, 2013

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John Oliver to FCC chairman: Prove you're not a dingo

Insisting he'd only compared the FCC's Tom Wheeler to a dingo, the comedian says Wheeler is being too defensive about claiming not to be one.

By June 16, 2014

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FCC Chairman to John Oliver: I am not a dingo

Tom Wheeler says John Oliver's segment on net neutrality, which brought down the FCC site, was creative.

By June 14, 2014

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John Oliver's Net neutrality response swamps FCC

The agency's comment system, accepting public input on proposed Net neutrality rules, buckles after the comedian tells Internet trolls to pile on.

By June 3, 2014

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John Oliver compares cable companies to drug cartels

In a blistering 13-minute disquisition on Net neutrality, the HBO comedian asks Web trolls to intervene.

By June 2, 2014

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Bruce Willis Sky Broadband bathrobe ad banned

That Sky advert with Bruce Willis in his bathrobe has been banned for misleading customer over the true costs involved.

By August 14, 2013