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Guy Sues Comcast for 'Getting Him Fired'

Conal O'Rourke says controller called his employer after complaint

(Newser) - Conal O'Rourke says he lost his job at PriceWaterhouseCoopers because he complained about poor service from Comcast—a PwC client—and now he's suing the cable company. After O'Rourke brought his story to the media, Comcast apologized publicly for the many billing issues and other service problems... More »

Comcast Got Me Fired Over Billing Complaint: Calif. Man

Conal O'Rourke lost his job with PricewaterhouseCoopers, a Comcast client

(Newser) - Even Conal O'Rourke knows his story might sound convoluted. But the California man hopes documentation and an in-person interview provided to Ars Technica will help prove that Comcast had something to do with him losing his job at PriceWaterhouseCoopers after a lengthy battle with the cable company over billing... More »

Hackers Claim to Have Mitt's Tax Returns

They demand $1M ransom

(Newser) - An unidentified team of hackers say they've stolen Mitt Romney's tax returns and will make them public unless his campaign forks out $1 million in "ransom." The hackers say they made off with Romney's pre-2010 returns after gaining access to a PriceWaterhouseCoopers office in Tennessee,... More »

Execs Busted for 'Office Babe' Email

PricewaterhouseCoopers men aimed to rank 'top10'

(Newser) - Accounting behemoth PricewaterhouseCoopers is roiling in controversy after a group of executives distributed a photo-heavy email ranking the top babelicious workers in the Dublin office. "We are taking this matter extremely seriously and are launching a full investigation," said a company spokesman of the email, distributed among 17... More »

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