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Re: Sailnet has new owners

Originally Posted by svmeanderer View Post
It's the members who create the content that attracts the members. Attracting members who keep coming back drives advertising income.

Taking that further, vBulletin costs a few hundred dollars. Putting it on a website costs a few thousand dollars for a dedicated server per year. So the hard assets of the company are almost worthless. The real value, quite obviously, is all of us, right?

So yeah, I think there is a claim that it is all of our business. Why would they hide it? Why would a moderator be so defensive about it? Did they receive compensation?
Yeah - no. It's their business.

Nice try on the Spicoli Logic though.

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