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Re: Modifying a Yahoo Listing (pls help) Thanks
From Scott Thibodeau on 11 Feb '99
replying to Re: Modifying a Yahoo Listing (pls help) Thanks posted by Jeff

>>hi everyone,
>>
>>I am in deperate need of some help. I developed a website for a real estate agent quite some time ago. Before I had the opportunity to list this site with Yahoo, a friend of the real estate agents went ahead and listed him. Problem is, the agent is Re/Max and the listing says Century 21. I have email Yahoo at least 15 times regarding this error and its all fallen on deaf ears. I've used their online forms...everything that I can see on their site anyway and still not a bite. Does anyone have any other ideas or options to modifying this listing. It would be much apprecited.
>>
>>Thanks
>>
>>Scott Thibodeau
>>
>>http://www.binary-environments.com
>>scott@binary-environments.com
>
>I think I'd telephone Yahoo! If a simple call doesn't help, I'd give
>some thought to threatening litigation.
>
>They have some real deep pockets. The may have no legal obligation to
>put a site in their directory but once you're in, the may have an
>obligation to update your listing.
>
>As these Internet firms become bigger and more powerful, the courts
>will start holding them to higher standards. Yahoo stock sells at a
>huge premium because it has a lock on a big part of the internet.
>That status gives rise to some obligations to the public. Some
>Internet firms are starting to resemble utility companies
>
>Lawsuits for screwups in telephone company phone books are common. Now
>if the Yellow pages screwed up your listing 15 times you'd be on some
>pretty good legal grounds to sue.
>
>

Thanks a lot for your input. I'll try and give them a call and follow up here with the outcome. Have a good day.




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