Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st Sep 2010 20:24 UTC
Legal Well, this was rather unexpected. As it turns out, Commodore USA's CEO Barry Altman isn't particularly pleased about the article I wrote earlier today in which I placed a considerable amount of scepticism with regards to Commodore USA and its business (and website). He (not his lawyer) sent us a threatening email demanding we take down the article, post a new correction article, the whole shebang. The entire email - as an image, you'll want the original formatting - after the break. Our reply? We refer you to the reply given in the case of Arkell v. Pressdram.
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RE[3]: OCGA? Really?
by eliyahu on Wed 1st Sep 2010 23:08 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: OCGA? Really?"
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" it isn't possible. the company headquarters, a.k.a, home of the 'CEO,' is in south florida. thom is overseas. is listed as having a nevada address. and as far as i know, the site host isn't in georgia either. i think 'barry the CEO' copied something he found on google without understanding it. it would certainly fit with his behavior to date. ;) EDIT: actually, i know he did because i just found the text he lifted almost verbatim: i'm sorry, barry. you're a complete joke. -- eliyahu

So Barry Altman and "Commodore USA" is just a very dedicated troll?

no. just a clown trying to make a quick buck. what upsets me is that he has roped in at least one honest, good guy from the amiga forums to be his 'CTO' -- a 'CTO' who i'm sure really thinks this operation is legit and has no idea about the guy he's been dealing with so far.

-- eliyahu

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RE[4]: OCGA? Really?
by Shannara on Thu 2nd Sep 2010 00:52 in reply to "RE[3]: OCGA? Really?"
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Which amiga forums?

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