Old Nov 6, 11, 7:33 pm
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dchristiva
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Join Date: Aug 2002
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Absolutely. I'd much prefer a Consumer Reports-type approach where FT wouldn't accept advertisting or promotion of commercial ventures. Aside from the advertising, which seems to be a necessary evil, I think the moderators do a good job of eliminating commercialization in the threads. The advertising seems to be necessary to "pay the bills", unless there's a strong willingness from members to pay for content, but I don't advocate that. I want to keep FT as open to the public as prudent.
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