Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/09/07

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Subject: [Leica] AOL & plain text
From: alal at (Akhil Lal)
Date: Tue Sep 7 08:20:04 2004


Last month I nought a Compaq desktop computer to replace my aging home
brew - no longer economic to home brew, I fear - Pentium II, On powering
up it did not respond to the keyboard so I called tech support and at one
point ended up speaking to a woman with a very strong Indian accent. I
asked her where she was, and was told she was not permitted to answer such

Clearly, the company wishes to avoid problems.  I find the
political fallout puzzling since for over a decade now the US has lost
middle class manufacturing jobs without generating this level of
political controversey. 

On Tue, 7 Sep 2004 wrote:

> Lately, whether it's AOL [generally in India} or Citibank {mostly in San  
> Antonio, Texas], they now answer, when asked, that they are not allowed to 
> say  
> where they are. That seems to have become their answer in the last few 
> months.  
> One woman replied the other day that, yes, she was Indian but that she  
> could 
> not say where she was located. I believe I heard on TV recently  that even 
> the names they give to callers often are not even their  real names. -- 
> bob cole
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