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Old Jun 11, 19, 1:37 am
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Does anyone know what happened to that Australian writer Ben Schlappig hired for his blog, OMAAT, who suddenly disappeared? He obviously left or was fired, but Iím curious about the circumstances considering it appeared he was doing a good job. I actually enjoyed some of his articles and it was nice to get a perspective of someone who was not a US citizen and lived outside the US.
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Old Jun 11, 19, 1:54 am
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Working for TPG UK under the name of Ben, which is his real name - OMAAT did not want two Bens!

UK libel law stops me telling you the (alleged) full story ....
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Old Jun 11, 19, 8:08 am
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What does USwitch have to do with TPG? They seem to be tied in somehow.
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Old Jun 11, 19, 8:23 am
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
UK libel law stops me telling you the (alleged) full story ....
Ooooh now inquiring minds want to know! Seems it's left Ben pretty much alone to produce content.
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Old Jun 11, 19, 8:24 am
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We need to know James's "bottom line"...
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Seems it's left Ben pretty much alone to produce content.
Long time associate - Tiffany is still involved in Ben's business operations, and recently has been occasionally initiating articles again. However Ben certainly contributes the vast majority of content. He is prolific, and I'm a reader that feels his overall site content has improved dramatically in the last 6-9 months. Personally think this is due to some positive lifestyle changes that he sometimes alludes to.
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Originally Posted by Raffles View Post
Working for TPG UK under the name of Ben, which is his real name - OMAAT did not want two Bens!

UK libel law stops me telling you the (alleged) full story ....
Isn't this site owned by a company doing business in El Segundo, CA, USA? 😄
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Old Jun 12, 19, 5:39 am
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UK libel law stops me telling you the (alleged) full story ....
You can certainly point us in the right direction.
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Originally Posted by Craig6z View Post
Long time associate - Tiffany is still involved in Ben's business operations, and recently has been occasionally initiating articles again. However Ben certainly contributes the vast majority of content. He is prolific, and I'm a reader that feels his overall site content has improved dramatically in the last 6-9 months. Personally think this is due to some positive lifestyle changes that he sometimes alludes to.
Erm... the posts are marked as being authored by Ben, but not all are written by him. MMS and VFTW also had ghost writers, see the infamous 'Who is Drew' running joke.
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