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What about creating a website that would display solid information about
products, vetted by the website owners, as long as the product manufacturers
excused themselves from any commercial advertising? An interruption of the
deceptive meme chains?
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of
> Wade T.Smith
> Sent: Tuesday, September 04, 2001 9:04 AM
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> Subject: RE: Words From Our Sponsor: A Jeweler Commissions a Novel
> On 09/04/01 06:31, Lawrence DeBivort said this-
> >Murdoch -- ugh.
> >I do like your suggestion, Wade, that product association with nasty
> >characters might backfire. I consciously boycott some products based on
> >their objectionable presentation in commercials/ads.
> 'Twas our Vincent who made that cogent observation about vileness and
> brand usage, and the possible litigational chances. I'm sure there are
> lawyers even now grinding out torts, or whatever the hell they grind out
> in speculative fury.
> I've also inculcated myself to avoid products whose advertising methods
> annoy me, a practice I learned at my mother's knee, since she would never
> purchase the 'Ring around the collar' detergent.
> But, soon I may have to stop buying anything.
> - Wade
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