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Customers? The enemy.

2002-04-04 17:38:55+00 by Dan Lyke 2 comments

The new economy: If you're the entertainment industry, cripple everyone rather than serve your customers (in which Jack Valenti admits that the current attempts at legislation are a way to soften the market up for a more limited assault on our rights later) and if you're PetsWarehouse, sue anyone who criticizes your service, rather than, say, fixing your system so your service improves.

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#Comment made: 2002-04-04 21:26:52+00 by: Shawn [edit history]

This [the Pets Wharehouse case] is insane. I finally found some time to read the article. The scariest part?

As part of the settlement, she turned over the rights to her domain to Novak, because she'd shut down PlantedTank.com when she was named in the suit. Other defendants had to run banners on their sites promoting Pets Warehouse.

Forced advertising???? Why isn't some judge taking this guy [Novak] over his knee and giving him the spanking of his life?

Careful, Dan. If The Krib's experience is any indication, we may be next - just for talking about it.

#Comment made: 2002-04-05 17:31:19+00 by: Dan Lyke

Dive Into Mark linked to LawMeme's annotated version of the CNET Jack Valenti interview.