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Verizon records customer calls, they are unable and unwilling to stop recording you. When the customer tries to record Verizon it becomes clear that the customer is not to be given the same advantages or rights as Verizon. We do not accept the premise that customers are supposed to be subservient to big business. Unless Verizon changes it's policy the public, in our opinion would be better suited to find a company that respects their rights, basic reasonableness and good faith.

We spoke to Verizon and recorded their response which led to Verizon changing their policy. Are you listening NOW! Click to hear.


..McDonalds Tallahassee Fl. Region
It seems like a simple thing getting lunch to go at McDonalds. When the girl behind the counter forgot to include a 20 piece McNuggets and got the Chicken Sandwich wrong it seemed like a simple thing to correct. Welcome to the McDonalds at at 1944 N. Monroe St Tallahassee Fl. where a simple mistake opened the door to immature combative Tiffany Washington.

She was the last in a line of people who were incompetent and did not care about the customers. Corporate administrative assistant Amanda Gay started the apathetic ball rolling when she told us all 30 McDonalds that were corporately owned in the Tallahassee area took their phones off the hook form 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., every day. This claim would later be disputed by Tiffany Washington. Watch out for Tiffany Washington when you visit this McChucky's. Full article

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