by Mike Masnick

Extortion By Yahoo Message Board?

from the seems-pretty-pointless dept

It's always surprising when we hear about a company getting upset about some anonymous posts on a random stock message board -- because you would think, by now, everyone knows not to pay much attention to the posters on those boards. However, as alarm:clock notes, one company found their stock board troll wasn't just persistent and annoying, but actually tried to extort money and stock from the company in order to get him to go away. Of course, the only thing he got out of the company appears to be a lawsuit.

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    Tom, 14 Jun 2006 @ 6:01am


    That would only be extortion if you had no choice other than Microsoft's OS. These days you have plenty of alternatives.

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