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Thursday, January 29, 2009

Idearc Media -Verizon Superpages the Subject of Numerous Law Suits and Rip-Off Reports, Idearc Media Shut Down the Website of P.I. Bill Warner

Idearc Media -Verizon Superpages has been the Subject of Law Suits and Rip-Off Reports. The harassment of PI Bill Warner continues; Idearc Media - Verizon St. Pete Shuts Down Website of Sarasota P.I. Bill Warner in 07, Idearc Media Hires Local "Barracuda" Attorney to Seek Payment in 08 for work they never delivered.

U.S. FEDERAL COURT DALLAS, TX, Aug 06 (MARKET WIRE) -- A federal district judge in Dallas has approved a request for binding arbitration submitted by Hillsborough, N.C.-based Encore Marketing Group Inc. in an ongoing dispute with Dallas-based Idearc Media Group over advertising sales generated for the SuperPages.com Web site.

Idearc, formerly known as Verizon Directories Corp., filed the law suit earlier this year (2008). Attorneys for Idearc contend that representatives of Encore Marketing submitted thousands of fraudulent invoices for SuperPages.com advertising sales that never occurred, and subsequently received commissions for those sales. Idearc had sought to avoid binding arbitration in the case. Encore vigorously denies the allegations and has asserted from the
outsetthat the parties contractually agreed to resolve any disputes through arbitration. On July 30, 2008,
Federal Judge Barbara Lynn denied Idearc's motion.



U.S. FEDERAL COURT DALLAS TEXAS..London-based Geomas filed suit (.pdf) late last year against Verizon Communications and its spinoff Idearc Media in a Texas federal court, alleging their Superpages.com search site infringes upon patent No. 5,930,474, for an “Internet Organizer for Accessing Geographically and Topically Based Information.” Last month, U.S. District Judge T. John Ward ruled the case could proceed to the discovery phase.

Idearc Media in St. Pete Fl abused my 1st Amendment Constitutional Rights to Free Speech by Censoring the www.wbipi.com website in Feb 2007 (they actually pulled the website from the Internet), even after extensive changes were made to the website www.wbipi.com .

Idearc Media's Stephen Tenney was relentless in striking the www.wbipi.com website from the Internet and continued billing Sarasota Private Investigator Bill Warner in the following months, (each and every month through 2007) even after the website was no longer on the Internet (I changed to Yahoo) and now Stepehn Tenney of Idearc Media has hired a local "Barracuda" of an Attorney to collect funds for services they never full filled.

See closing arguments via email in Feb 2007 with Stephen Tenney of Idearc Media St. Pete below, the fight continues to keep "Private Investigator Bill Warner" on the Internet;

----- Original Message -----

From: Stephen.Tenney@idearc.com

To: Bill Warner wbi@comcast.net

Cc: Kevin.L.Wiser@idearc.com
;
Dane.R.Welt@idearc.com

Sent: Wednesday, February 14, 2007 10:37 AM

Subject: RE: "Objectionable Material" .

Mr. Bill Warner,

I was pulled out of town unexpectedly and therefore was not able to help see us bring the issues with your web site to fruition. That said, I have asked our Marketing and Legal team to re-review your web site as I see that you have made a number of changes.

That said, the consensus remains, even after the changes that youhave made, that the content within your web site is in breach of ourpink policies. Therefore, I have instructed my team to pull this web site down at close of business today. In both my and the organizations view, you are simply unwilling to comply with the repeated requests to bring this web site in alignment with our pink policies and terms and conditions. Therefore, we will be forced to close out our relationship and remove the advertising completely.

Sincerely,

Stephen Tenney ph. 1-800-282-2670 ext #4858

Idearc Media VerizonSt Petersburg Fl

Stephen.Tenney@idearc.com

FOLLOWING LONG LIST OF RIP-OFF REPORTS CONCERNING IDEARC MEDIA
1.1/22/2009 1:21:00 PM
Idearc Media Corp Incorrect Ad Placed. So Why Is Idearc Media Still Charging Me? DFW Airport TexasAuthor: St. Petersburg, FloridaAttorney Generals : Idearc Media CorpTexas

2.1/7/2009 3:41:00 PM
Verizon Superpages.com / Idearc fraud alert! Idearc superpages ripoff Dallas Fort Worth coppell TexasAuthor: redlands, Californiae-trade : Verizon Superpages.com / IdearcTexas

3.1/5/2009 2:36:14 PM
Idearc Media Verizon Yellow Pages SuperPages ZERO Return False Claims, Fraudulent Business Practices, and False Advertising D/FW Airport Texas*Consumer Comment ..i am in celina, ohio and this my same experience.Author: Fort wayne, IndianaAdvertising / Deceptive : Idearc Media Verizon Yellow Pages SuperPages ZERO ReturnTexas

4.1/3/2009 12:13:00 PM
Idearc Media Corp. The Official Publisher Of Verizon Print Directories Fraudulent billing Dallas InternetAuthor: Roslyn, New YorkInternet Marketing Companies : Idearc MediaNationwide

5.12/30/2008 3:23:00 PM
Verizon Idearc Media Advertising SCAM! Airport TexasAuthor: Kingston, WashingtonInternet Marketing Companies : Verizon Idearc MediaTexas

6.12/25/2008 11:39:00 AM
IDEARC Dunning me on resolved overbilling Dallas/Ft. Worth Airport TexasAuthor: Malvern, PennsylvaniaTelephone Companies : IDEARCTexas

7.12/18/2008 10:34:00 AM
Superpages.com / Idearc Media Deceptive Marketing from Superpages.com -- promises that vanish when contract is signed DFW Airport TexasAuthor: Higginson, ArkansasInternet Marketing Companies : Superpages.com / Idearc MediaTexas

8.12/15/2008 1:53:51 PM
Idearc Media Owner Manager Dallas, Ft.Worth Texas*UPDATE *UPDATE ..It is best to file also with the FTC and State AG office.Author: Jacksonville, TexasCriminal justice system : Idearc MediaTexas

9.12/13/2008 7:15:44 PM
Idearc Media Corporation Company renewed my contract without authorization one month AFTER I sold my business and 100 % retired DFW Airport Texas*Consumer Suggestion ..A couple of suggestions.Author: Harrisonburg, VirginiaNews Media : Idearc Media CorporationTexas

10.12/12/2008 8:08:00 PM
Idearc Media this company promised my company $5 per call and gave me $4 plus a click, so i am getting bill for something i never agreed to. i feel i was scammed, they are very friendly until they get your card # then forget tring to get a hold of them its impossible i trully regret ever listening to there sales pitch i got scammed bad Coppell TexasAuthor: hacienda hts, CaliforniaAdvertising Agencies : Idearc MediaTexas

11.11/24/2008 7:15:00 PM
Verizon Super Pages Idearc Media Be carefull they will start outrageous billing and will not cancel, the ignore calls InternetAuthor: la, CaliforniaMedia : Verizon Super Pages Idearc MediaNationwide

12.11/21/2008 12:01:00 PM
Superpages Idearc Media Overcharging, no straight answer given for overcharging. Increased my budget with my authority. DFW Airport TexasAuthor: LAKE WORTH, FloridaMiscellaneous Companies : Superpages Idearc Media

13.11/19/2008 10:46:00 AM
IDEARC MEDIA RUN AWAAAAYYYYY!!! WORST EVER SCAMMER!!!! Dallas TexasAuthor: atlanta, GeorgiaComputer Fraud : IDEARC MEDIATexas

14.11/16/2008 7:46:35 AM
Idearc Yellow Pages Yellowpages, Let Your Fingers Do The Walking Verizon, Idearc Media continue to renew yellowpages advertising despite cancellation DFW Airport, Dallas Texas*UPDATE *UPDATE ..idearcAuthor: Dallas, TexasAdvertising Agencies : Idearc MediaTexas

15.11/13/2008 11:35:00 PM
Idearc Media Lying Reps, Holding credit card hostage DFW Airport TexasAuthor: bellingham, WashingtonAdvertising Agencies : Idearc MediaTexas

16.11/10/2008 3:11:00 PM
Idearc Media -- Superpages.comIdearc Media / Superpages.com Company will not honor promises of their sales rep DFW Airport TexasAuthor: Higginson, ArkansasInternet Marketing Companies : Idearc Media / Superpages.comTexas

17.11/5/2008 10:24:00 AM
Idearc Media_ Verizon Yellow Pages- Buyer Beware! Contract/Billing/Collections Contract Terms Unconscionable- reported to collections agency; bad customer service Ventura CaliforniaAuthor: thousand oaks, CaliforniaAdvertising Agencies : Idearc Media_ Verizon Yellow PagesCalifornia

18.10/21/2008 12:33:00 PM
Idearc Media Corp. breached their own contract Irving TexasAuthor: carbondale, IllinoisAdvertising / Deceptive : Idearc Media Corp.Texas

19.10/21/2008 11:07:59 AM
Idearc - Verizon Yellow Pages Rip-Off Fraud Terrible Business Practices Elizabethtown Kentucky*UPDATE Ex-Employee responds ..verizonAuthor: elizabethtown, KentuckyTelephone Companies : Idearc - Verizon Yellow PagesKentucky.

20.10/16/2008 10:12:00 AM
Idearc Media WONY CANCEL ADVERTISING & SENT ME TO COLLECTIONS-SCAMMMM!!! DFW Airport TexasAuthor: Gardnerville, NevadaAdvertising Agencies : Idearc MediaTexas

21.10/14/2008 6:28:29 PM
Superpages ,Idearc MediaSuperpages, Idearc Media When is a deal not a deal? DFW Airport Texas*UPDATE *UPDATE ..Superpages-Idearc A deal is not a deal with these guys. BAIT AND SWITCHAuthor: Ashland, MassachusettsAdvertising Agencies : Superpages , Idearc MediaTexas

22.10/14/2008 10:42:00 AM
Idearc Media Verizon Super Pages Super pages a total rip off scam!!!! Dirty rotten liars! Nationwide Texas*REBUTTAL Employee ..These statements are False!Author: Balboa Island, CaliforniaTelemarketers : Verizon Super PagesNationwide

23.10/14/2008 10:43:09 AM
Idearc Media, Inc unethical business practices DFW Airport Texas*UPDATE Employee.. inside information ..False StatementsAuthor: Agoura Hills, CaliforniaAdvertising / Deceptive : Idearc Media, IncTexas

24.10/7/2008 8:05:27 AM
Idearc Media - Verizion Yellow Pages promised three months free, but didn't deliver, then charged us for those three months; Filed a complaint and never heard back DFW Airport Texas*Consumer Suggestion ..Idea that might help for Idearc problems.Author: Auburn, MichiganAdvertising / Deceptive : Idearc MediaTexas

25.10/1/2008 12:58:00 PM
Idearc Media Charged us for poor service. We compained but they never returned any of our calls. Coppell TexasAuthor: los angeles, CaliforniaAdvertising Agencies : Idearc MediaTexas.


Bill Warner
private investigator
WBI Inc private Detective Agency
Sarasota Fl
www.wbipi.com
email
wbi@comcast.net