Contact Us

Carbonite Stock Plummets After Dumping Rush Limbaugh

Former Rush sponsor takes a hit
(Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

One of the advertisers who chose to drop their sponsorship of the Rush Limbaugh show has seen the bottom drop out.

Carbonite, the online backup service, announced they were pulling their advertising from the Rush Limbaugh show in the wake of his March 2 comments about Ms. Fluke and her stand on the government paying for her birth control.

CEO David Friend did not accept Limbaugh’s apology. Apparently Carbonite customers did accept Rush’s words and Carbonite was one of, if not the biggest, loser Monday on Wall Street.

Their stock dropped 12 percent — the biggest fall on NASDAQ by a 75 percent margin — and it was also one of the biggest droppers Tuesday.

Locally, Newstalk 870 has seen a number of posts in our social media, including Facebook, about irate Carbonite customers who cancelled their service over the issue.

Best of Newstalk 870

Recommended For You

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing VIP profile. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your original account information.

*Please note that your prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

(Forgot your password?)

Not a member? Sign up here

Sign up for Newsmembers quickly by connecting your Facebook account. It's just as secure and no password to remember!

Sign up to have exclusive Newsmembers contests, events, coupons, presales, and much more delivered to you for FREE.