Corporate Spy

So, I went to a chain restaurant here in R.I., and the bill had an offer to win $1,000 by filling out a customer-satisfaction survey. There was a web address and a code number.

I could certainly use the bucks, so I logged on. It turns out that they can identify the restaurant and the actual waiter who waited on us, and if I wanted to be horrible I suppose I could have flamed him, though he did nothing wrong.

Actually, in working-class solidarity, I made sure to give him some creds.

It’s all too complicated and 1984 for me. I think I’ll go local next time.

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One response

  1. Note that if you place an ad using google adwords, you may select, ethnicity and income…. they know everything.. this is the end of privacy… big brother is out there.

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