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Looksmart - And Yahoo's CENSORSHIP of the worst possible form?

Yahoo (I feel), have today clearly shown their hand on what I myself call 'audience segmenting'. A subject that I have touched on within a previous instapost with a mention made about .."Feeva connecting communities to content" .. [View tinyurl.com/3rok99e]

The Yahoo Finance LOOK board (I believe) is splitting it's audience with the use of such-like technology. This is so sad.- And, just as sites can now 'black-list' spam posted within their comments area - - it is clear that so too, can this be done with any posts of 'substance' or, reasonable content for discussion - and have them  'black-listed'. - - Where (say), a post from Australia can probably be viewed in Australia but not by US users.

And like-wise, for posts targeting just the US audience. It can 'go wrong' at times.

Here's an example today that is typical of where I'm coming from.

From the Yahoo LOOK board.-
tinyurl.com/6dweqq5

Currently, this is the "List as Individual Messages" view as is shown by Yahoo to me here in Australia. (Note - That this not my own pc that I'm on here, today - so any IP addy 'targeting' effect, is not applicable on Yahoo. - - - - Hell, Yahoo had banned my posting of ANYTHING to it's LOOK board - - following my posting the/that, my two-part 'prediction' post yesterday, as is below:

Holy S - "O" Part A & B - or, the Looksmart's "AUDIENCE BOMB" is about to be 'dropped'? , on my blog here - -
tinyurl.com/6dweqq5)

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Subject Author Rating Time Posted (NYSE:ET)

Re: holy S - (Part B)
may it be exactly as you say, and my my pessimism be completely misguided
oerhomenos 30-Apr-11 12:31 am
Re: holy S - (Part B)
Continued from Part A This (the use of 'branding' type banners) will always apply to/in the...

Sentiment: Strong Buy
seekingthetruth93... Rate it 30-Apr-11 12:11 am
Re: holy S - "O" (Part A)
##.. nothing they have done has resonated deeply with me, as anything other than hoping they ca...

Sentiment: Strong Buy
seekingthetruth93... Rate it 30-Apr-11 12:11 am

tinyurl.com/4yl8wl3

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Now here is the view of the board's "List in Topics" and it's worth noting two post made today (and no doubt posted by, the same person registering these aliases), that directly attacks Australian shareholders by the very nature of the chosen aliases. - - - The content of which is 'unknown', as I'm unable to read these two posts!

Yes both "rossdied_noonecried" and "brokebackbradfrom brissy" makes no bone about, as to exactly where he (the poster and, one who just may well still be drunk, watch-dog), is coming from. - - - God only knows (along with a US audience, I feel), as to what has been written within these posts.

My imagination? Readers can make up their own minds.

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Topics Avg Rating Replies Latest Post (ET)
holy @#$%munga
by general_short_to_... [29-Apr-11 11:09 am] Not rated 5 30-Apr-11 07:22 pm
by rossdied_noonecri...
Out + .20
by onestockrock [25-Apr-11 02:37 pm] Not rated 3 30-Apr-11 07:19 pm
by brokebackbradfrom...
Ibis Management secures 5% stake in LOOK stock
by erickn122 [28-Apr-11 10:48 pm] Not rated 5 29-Apr-11 05:29 pm
by seekingthetruth93...
Id like to know what excatly is the strategy of opening a Canadian off...
by stevegreco1 [29-Apr-11 11:06 am] Not rated 0 29-Apr-11 11:06 am
by stevegreco1
Anyone with a take on today's news?
by chrismoore2525 [27-Apr-11 05:30 pm] Not rated 11 29-Apr-11 07:38 am
by seekingthetruth93...
Top 5 Things to Know About LOOK Before Buying In
by smallcapguru47 [ 1-May-10 01:52 am] 29 29-Apr-11 02:41 am
by seekingthetruth93...

Note the reply totals, as are shown to each posted topic. (being, 5,3,5,0,11 and 29)
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Now note (in the time I've taken in preparing this instapost), the post reply made by
rossdied_noonecri... has now (apparently?) been removed. Bad taste?

(Yes, it's what could be called ...(Moderation/CENSORSHIP - come undone!)

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Topics Avg Rating   Replies   Latest Post (ET)  
holy @#$%munga
by general_short_to_... [29-Apr-11 11:09 am]
Not rated 7 19 minutes ago
by seekingthetruth93...
Out + .20
by onestockrock [25-Apr-11 02:37 pm]
Not rated 3 30-Apr-11 07:19 pm
by brokebackbradfrom...
Ibis Management secures 5% stake in LOOK stock
by erickn122 [28-Apr-11 10:48 pm]
Not rated 5 29-Apr-11 05:29 pm
by seekingthetruth93...

As can be seen, I have since posted from a friend's pc in reply to "O"
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All, an example of what has been suspected for quite some time now.

Where posts are being with-held from viewing by/from/for different audiences. - Censorship of the worst possible form by Yahoo - and one that I had warned about in a post or, two on my blog. Yes...

CENSORSHIP really is VILE Yahoo! -
tinyurl.com/44appd9

tinyurl.com/3nhhlnz

Is my opinion.

LC

Disclosure: Long LOOK in spite of all the 'ducks and drakes'...
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