March 17, 2012
Carbonite: Will it back you up or stab you in the back?
Question: When is a friend not a friend? Answer: When his name is David... David Friend. You may have heard the ads on the radio that Carbonite is the way to go when it comes to saving back-up copies of your computer files. Well it's not the only way to go. Take my Seagate one-hundred gigabyte back-up drive, it does everything that Carbonite does and for less. But I'm not here to shout out about Seagate nor any other storage device manufacturer...I'm sure there's other reputable builders out there. What I am here to talk about is the hypocrisy of Carbonite's CEO, David Friend. Over at World Net Daily (WND) today there's a piece about Carbonite's stock taking a dive after the Rush Limbaugh incident (apparently investors are on Limbaugh's side but that's another story). What I find most disturbing about the WND article is the following: The Washington Times noted Friend has a long history of contributing to left-leaning candidates and causes. Citing...(Read Full Post)