Jim Huggins (jkhuggins) wrote,
Jim Huggins

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the death of common sense

When Your Name Gets Turned Against You (from the Philadelphia Inquirer)

Summary: Dr. Herman Libshitz, retired radiologist and Air Force Vietnam veteran, was denied a DSL subscription because ... well, because his name contains an expletive.  The only solution they could offer was for him to change his name.  (Until the Philadelphia Inquirer intervened ... and someone with both common sense and authority granted an exception.)

Sheesh.  At some point, we have to train people to actually, y'know, think about things ...

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