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Don’t Mess With Social Media And The Power Of The People: The BSkyB Rant

You can file this one under, “When it rains, it pours.” A UK resident who wanted to stop her subscription to BSkyB’s pay-TV service got into an altercation with the customer rep who tried to talk her out of cancelling. The exchange became a little, well, heated, when the reason for cancelling was raised: it had to do with Murdoch, whose News Corp (NSDQ: NWS) owns 39 percent of BSkyB (NYSE: BSY) and is (controversially) trying to buy the rest. So far, so bad, right? No. It got worse, when the woman’s husband Christopher Ross decided to Storify the conversation, which has been viewed nearly 6,000 times at this moment of writing. Conversation embedded below:

[View the story “Sky TV Cancellation ” on Storify]

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