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they don't create a specific consumer product though. which is what people associate with a consumer magazine (ie advice on what product to buy). you don't see ads for banks so much (maybe cell phone providers, but isps are more or less monopolies lots of places anyway)

That's really not true at all.. The Consumerist covers all aspects of consumerism which means covering not just goods and services but the companies/corporations that provide them as well.

You also just pointed out why ISPs are far worse than a company such as EA. There are plenty of options when it comes to games so avoiding EA is extremely easy. When it comes ISPs and similar services, sometimes the only choices you have are deal with their awful service or go with no service at all and some of them go out of their way to keep it that way.
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That's really not true at all.. The Consumerist covers all aspects of consumerism which means covering not just goods and services but the companies/corporations that provide them as well.

You also just pointed out why ISPs are far worse than a company such as EA. There are plenty of options when it comes to games so avoiding EA is extremely easy. When it comes ISPs and similar services, sometimes the only choices you have are deal with their awful service or go with no service at all and some of them go out of their way to keep it that way.

whether or not a given isp is worse than ea to a given person will depend on the person and the isp. i know i personally like my isp a lot more than ea
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gmos have been scientifically tested (and all new gmos are tested) to be safe for consumption. just because hippies like to make a lot of (unscientific) noise about them doesn't prove they are harmful

They are responsible for a lot more atrocity's other than Gm crops..
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They are responsible for a lot more atrocity's other than Gm crops..

This.
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Boycotting EA since NFL 2K5 but they haven't noticed. I get a chuckle when these awards come out.

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Is the Government a company?
They run it like one so I'm going to say yes, yes it is.
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whether or not a given isp is worse than ea to a given person will depend on the person and the isp. i know i personally like my isp a lot more than ea

I'm not sure what you're even trying to get at here. That some ISPs are better than others? There's really no denying that but it's kind of irrelevant.

Is EA the worst company in America? No. It's not. That's really all there needs to be said about that. The reality is most people couldn't care less about some video game publisher. There are companies that are far worse and do far more damage to people and the world itself whether it's directly or indirectly. This award is just a joke and really shouldn't be taken seriously and I really hope no one does.
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They can win it 10x in a row for all I care.. it still won't phase them.

They are far too big and fat to care... They'll keep shoveling garbage and slapping AAA labels on the packaging until the last sheep gives his last cent.
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whether or not a given isp is worse than ea to a given person will depend on the person and the isp. i know i personally like my isp a lot more than ea

I'm not sure what you're even trying to get at here. That some ISPs are better than others? There's really no denying that but it's kind of irrelevant.

Is EA the worst company in America? No. It's not. That's really all there needs to be said about that. The reality is most people couldn't care less about some video game publisher. There are companies that are far worse and do far more damage to people and the world itself whether it's directly or indirectly. This award is just a joke and really shouldn't be taken seriously and I really hope no one does.

But this award doesn't take into account the people that don't care about video game publishers. It does not take into account how much damage a company does to society.

It only refers to customer satisfaction in the market the company deals in. Even though I personally done really have anything bad to say about EA, a lot of people do. Hence this "award".
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