Mr.CBB’s Weekly Blog Post Picks Dec 14,2012- Tek Who?

Mr.CBB's Weekly Blog Post Picks

This is one of the last couple of weekly blog post picks for the 2012 year. Yes we all know the Holidays are going to be kicking it into high gear soon for most but for TekSavvy Customers the Grinch may have stole Christmas or at least put a bit of a damper on it for some.

Is there a good reason though? To Voltage Pictures, studio for The Hurt Locker they think so. The law is the law and they want to know. If  a court order is produced forcing TekSavvy to hand over contact info of customers who may have engaged in copyright infringement this would be the biggest of its kind. If an IP address matches that of a customers they say the customer may be part of this request.. OUCH! I hope for all involved they sort this out for the best.

You can read the full story here.

Although TekSavvy has retained a legal counsel they are saying if a customer is caught up in this they might want to seek legal advice.  I can only imagine the legal fees  for some of these customers let alone the company. Will this hurt business for TekSavvy? Who knows? Ah well, glad I was able to haggle a good deal with Rogers as I almost jumped ship although I don’t download music and movies.

What do you think about all of this?

Mr.CBB's Coconut Balls image

Mr.CBB’s Coconut Balls

Mr.CBB’s Top Blog Post Picks of the Week

Wow, I read alot this week and picked out a few posts from some of the blogs I read to share with you! This is like the Holiday Edition bringing you the best of the best~

In no particular order, sit back, go ahead grab a cuppa tea and one of those delicious looking festive coconut balls. If you want the recipe come back this Sunday when it will be on the blog.

This is a list of some of the posts that I read this week and hope you enjoy. I don’t use a reader (I know silly, maybe soon though) so if you don’t have an email subscription on your blog that may be why I don’t visit.

Thanks to all of you for sharing my page with your fans and taking the time out to drop in and comment on my post.

Recipes of the Week:

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Twitter  Personal Finance #PF  and Other Peeps to Check Out!

This is a list of the Twitter Tweeps That I Follow that Tweeted 2 times or more from Friday to Friday my own Canadian Budget Binder Blog Posts. I’m almost at 800 Followers with my goal being 1000 for the end of December but I’m always optimistic! Thanks for your support!

Facebook Follow Friday

Almost to 3000 Facebook Fans as that is my goal for 2012. I’m holding out that it will happen so please share! Here are a few awesome Facebook Fan Pages to Check out! These page owners came around, chatted and shared my posts with their Facebook Fans! If I miss you..tell me as I can’t always see the Page owner posts you share on Facebook.

It's Not About How Much Money You Make It's How You Spend It

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Mr. CBB
I’m from the UK and now a recent permanent resident in Canada. I bought my first house at the age of 21 after University then my second at the age of 24. I’ve always been fascinated with personal finance, savings, learning to make money and watch it grow while combating debts along the way. Canadian Budget Binder is a place where I get to share my experiences with personal finance and learn about yours along the way. I hope you stick around and check me out on Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest where I am active on all social media sites. Cheers, Mr.CBB
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Comments

  1. Thanks Mr. CBB for the mention. I really appreciate it and I hope you have a good weekend!

  2. Thanks for mentioning us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

  3. Hey, CBB talked about me. HE TALKED ABOUT ME!!! I feel so special :)

    Thanks!

  4. Thanks for including our post, Mr CBB!

  5. Thanks for including my post Mr.CBB and thanks for taking the time to comment – I appreciated both of your detailed comments on my blog this week :)

  6. John S @ Frugal Rules says:

    Thanks for the mentions Mr. CBB! I thought my list was long. :) It’s hard to believe that 2012 is soon coming to a close. Have a great weekend Mr. CBB!

  7. Thanks for the mention!

  8. Christine Weadick says:

    Looked it over and there are some blogs that I will read over as I can. I flipped it over to my boys as I have no idea what TecSavvy is so they can look into it and let me know if it is something to worry about…..

  9. femmefrugality says:

    Yikes. I don’t know how I feel about the whole thing. I’m not all about pirating, but at the same time I feel like when they go after individual users they do more harm than good. (Alienate consumers, albeit non-paying, but ones that can spread word of mouth advertising….most of those people probably wouldn’t have spent $30 to see it in theaters anyways. They also bring attention to the company that provided the illegal copies [any advertising is good advertising?]) I don’t know.

    Thanks for the mention! Hope you have a good weekend!

  10. Wow! That’s quite a list! It’ll keep me occupied during my free time tomorrow for sure. Thanks for including me. I appreciate it.

  11. Hey I just nominated you for the Very Inspring Blog Award! Go check that out!
    http://materialdetox.wordpress.com/2012/12/15/very-inspiring-blog-award-2/

  12. kimateyesonthedollar says:

    Thanks so much for including me.

  13. I hope with the advent of services such as netflix and iTunes more people would stop downloading content illegally. There’s a balance between enforcing the law and breaching people’s privacy. I didn’t read the fine print when I signed up with my internet service provider but if the agreement said something like “We will give your personal information such as your home address and exactly what files you’ve been downloading to foreign trade associations outside of Canada” then I guess they can do it legally lol. I wish Rogers would also provide internet services on the west coast here. More competition would be good for consumers. As far as I know, all we have is Telus and Shaw. Thanks for the include :)

  14. Thanks for including me in your post, Mr. CBB! This week’s post is about saving money by buying holiday gift cards for yourself and using them for everyday purchases instead of gifts.

  15. Thanks for the shout out!! It’s greatly appreciated
    Anne @ Unique Gifter recently posted…An Absolutely Awesome Gift Giving StuntMy Profile

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