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Toedancer

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Just so ya know
« on: October 22, 2012, 08:55:43 PM »
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/10/22/changeorg-corporate-gop-campaigns-internal-documents_n_1987985.html


"Things aren't always as they seem. Change.org petitions sell your information. But we have alternatives Start2.occupyourhomes.org is a petition service made for us by us!"

"When you see MoveOn.org promote a petition, you never have to wonder if we're doing it because someone paid us to," Biel wrote in an email to HuffPost. "For years, progressives have built a huge advantage over the right wing on the Internet, and it would be awful to lose that in service of a short-term payday."[/color]
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Change.org leadership, in explaining the policy shift to its staff around the world, noted that some of the changes could not be implemented immediately because there would be no support base among current users for the advertising campaigns the company may pursue.
[/color]"It's irresponsible for us to sell advertising to a group that we don't have the audience to support, and it's bad user service to show users ads they don't want to see," reads an internal FAQ sent to staffers.Change.org scooped up many of the most talented and well-known progressive activists when it initially launched, making the company's departure from the movement more jarring.
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