Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2005 21:10:01 GMT From: Jef Gearhart <darmokandjiladnospamgra.com> Subject: Re: Stop Unfair Treatment by Scott Peterson of Saabnet
Nasty Bob wrote: > "Jef Gearhart" <darmokandjiladnospamgra.com> wrote in message > news:kZHpe.13390$Oq7.11316nospamsvr33.news.prodigy.com... > >>> >>> >>>"stop moaning about the unfair treatment by Scott Peterson of Saabnet" >>>His site - his rules. If this isn't just a personal vendetta, why don't > > you > >>>all stop whining about Saabnet and build your own "better" alternative > > site? > >>>You could even give Saabguy some space to host "his" videos... >>> >>> >> >>As usenet is an alternative to Saabnet, and seeing as how nobody owns it, > > it would > >>seem as good a place as any to post a complaint about a site that claims > > to be a > >>presumably unbiased source of information for Saab owners, but then > > censors content > >>aggressively because of sponsorships. Just as Scott has the right to do > > this, he > >>must accept that others have a right to expose his behavior on usenet. >> >>Although I actually use and like Saabnet, I don't have a problem with your > > approach, > >>Charles. If you are upset with the service there, by all means you should > > boycott, > >>and even write those letters to the sponsors if you wish. You are the > > consumer, and > >>if you are unhappy, you should use every means at your disposal to bring > > about change. > >>That's why we all get crappy service the world over.. Not enough > > customers doing > >>this. Most just whimp out when they get mistreated. > > > > Jeff - sorry if this reply is posted a bit late.. but my newsreader / email > seems very slow. But nobody is disputing anybody's right to boycott an > internet site, or even moan about it in newsgroups. But I do take issue with > this thought of Saabnet providing a "service" and "consumers". If I get bad > service in a restaurant, or someone supplies me faulty goods which I have > *paid for* I have consumer rights. How much does Saabnet charge you to use > their unsatisfactory service?? > > Tex took the words right out of my fingers.