Attention Discovery Card: 2006 called. They want their PIN reset procedure back.

DiscoveryCard are giving human beings access to your PIN when they reset it. On top of this they actually call you and read you your new PIN *over the phone*. In an age where SIM-swap banking fraud syndicates infiltrate mobile phone operators, I don’t believe this is a very prudent or secure thing for DiscoveryCard […]

Mmusi, we like you and your party, but stop trying so hard. Try smart.

Dear Mmusi Maimane, You had us at “Hello”. Your wise and intellectual speech. Your dapper style. Your vision for an integrated and functional South Africa. Face it; as an English speaking pale male, you’ve got my vote. I simply don’t trust the ANC or the EFF with my country. And to confirm it, you had […]

Dear MTN Retentions Department

MTN asked my reasons for moving to prepaid. So I told them. Good day, Although my technical experience with MTN has been excellent, I have had numerous problems in a number of other areas, specifically related to contract. 1) Price increase during a contract term. I signed a contract with MTN to pay a certain […]

On e-tolls and bullshit

SANRAL stays on the Hate List with their latest display of arrogance and ignorance. Apparently they’re revising the e-toll fees and structures, but from the scant details available, it’s all smoke and mirrors. The new “fee cap” of R250 for light vehicles is bogus. SANRAL have been able to do statistical analysis on traffic patterns […]

Collusion in ad-hoc mobile data bundle pricing?

The cellular networks seem to think we are all just as stupid as the government seems to think we are. It is abundantly clear on these screen shots taken today from the Vodacom, MTN, and Cell C websites that they are either price-fixing or colluding, or deliberately being anti-competitive in their pricing for ad-hoc mobile […]

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