The terms and conditions:
Here are the employees, none with any business acumen:
More information and discussion about their “policies” (including a new comparison to Gegy!)
Mike Rudi tried in the past to come out with a full disclosure of forums on auctionethics.com. His post advertised the presence of this secret forums (no longer used):
Now, we learn that there are MORE secret forums, not mentioned in Mike’s first “full disclosure” list:
Mike Rudi claims they are test forums (at least 2), although there is already a test forum on the main forum list.
More people are disenfranchised with AE with this latest news:
Mike Rude let’s a board user Feeelll It regarding use of the Auction Ethics / Ethical Technologies message boards:
There is no question you disagree with how AE is handled. You point that out time and again in the majority of posts you have made. You asked me to come to you regarding the decisions made about your access to the site. I am doing so now. Fact is, I have never seen a single post made by you which has done anything to contribute to the forum whatsoever.
You are no longer invited to take part in any discussions on AE.
And Scott Samuel, Founder and CEO, doesn’t have time to ask questions about Auction Ethics / Ethical Technologies, but he has time to look for beer cans on eBay:
A self fulfilling prophecy of sorts. Nobody expected him to answer anything about Auction Ethics / Ethical Technologies, yet we knew he’d take the time (over 1000 words) to express his convictions….
His unanswered questions were moved to the Black Room, and then moved back, for reasons I can’t figure out.
Here’s part of the explanation: