THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Breaking News from MIT

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman As an MIT alumnus and former mathematics instructor at the Institute, Ombudsman Alert has been granted permission from Editor David Rotman to quote directly from the most recent cover story of the MIT News, featuring Dr. Aviv Regev in the article “The Cartographer of Cells.” “Aviv Regev helped pioneer single-cell […]

Letter to the Editor: Robocalls are a nuisance

Letter to the Editor: Robocalls are a nuisance

RE: Ombudsman Alert’s August 16 article – Reader says robocalls are a nuisance To the Editor, I get at least two Robo calls a day on my landline at home. Thursday’s are worse. Besides the usual robocalls, I get several calls from Monsey, Williamsburg and Monroe area. They are in Yiddish. Most I don’t understand, […]

OMBUDSMAN URGENT ALERT: ROBOCALLERS MAY NOW BE STEALING YOUR IDENTITY!

OMBUDSMAN URGENT ALERT: ROBOCALLERS MAY NOW BE STEALING YOUR IDENTITY!

BY DR. LOUIS ALPERT Ombudsman Last week’s article in this column, “How to Put an End to Annoying Robocalls” sparked many complaints to this Ombudsman, the most shocking of which revealed the fact that Robocallers have regularly practiced “disguising” their identities by “stealing” the telephone numbers (both landline and wireless) from their former “victims” with the obvious intention of tricking […]

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

THE OMBUDSMAN ALERT: Preventing Heat Stroke for Children Left in Cars

By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman The Ombudsman Alert has worked with Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky Of Illinois who has co-sponsored bills with our own Congresswoman Nita Lowey on matters of auto safety strongly supported by this column more than a year ago. As a result of our relationship, the congresswoman has now directly sent me a […]

Ombudsman Alert: Ombudsman participates in national conference call of consumer leaders to urge congress to fix major shortcomings with driverless car legislation and not attach it to the FAA Bill

Ombudsman Alert: Ombudsman participates in national conference call of consumer leaders to urge congress to fix major shortcomings with driverless car legislation and not attach it to the FAA Bill

  By Dr. Louis Alpert Ombudsman This current article addresses the issue of the deception at the Federal Level to hide away a provision to unleash millions of driverless autos on America’s highways, without first fixing the major shortcomings in the proposed legislation by merely attaching it to a Vital FAA Bill. That way, the two […]