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Old 01-16-2008, 08:38 PM
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Web hosting companies write fake reviews?

Is it ethical for web hosting companies to write fake third party reviews about themselves?
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 01:49 AM
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No.
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 01:58 AM
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I agree with John. It's er, common sense
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 03:47 AM
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Occasionally it is more complicated than that. The reviewers have vested interests in giving their hosts a good review, which is just as bad.

Do your research thoroughly is all I can advise. Cheap ain't necessarily so, then again expensive don't mean good or reliable. Personal recommendations are worth trying, but at the end of the day you have to take a risk and plump for one. Try them out on a temporary basis before committing yourself to a long term contract.

Do your research thoroughly is all I can advise. Did I say that before? Must be important then
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 05:45 AM
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Is it ethical for web hosting companies to write fake third party reviews about themselves?
Is it ethical? Heck no. But people do it all the time unfortunately.
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 07:16 AM
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No.
I agree.

I tend to agree with everything John says. In fact, I'd go so far as to say John is a fine specimen of humanity. A prince of a fellow. A hard working man, and honest man, and one deserving of our unfettered praise, gratitude, trust and any extra money you happen to have lying around.
 
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Old 01-17-2008, 09:47 AM
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I agree.

I tend to agree with everything John says. In fact, I'd go so far as to say John is a fine specimen of humanity. A prince of a fellow. A hard working man, and honest man, and one deserving of our unfettered praise, gratitude, trust and any extra money you happen to have lying around.
Wow, I'd buy a product from this guy
 
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Is it ethical for web hosting companies to write fake third party reviews about themselves?
I am sad that this is even a question.
 
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Old 01-18-2008, 01:38 AM
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Old 01-18-2008, 02:19 AM
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it's not ethical but many companies do it, and its really disapointing, i prefere to see no reviews at all rather than reading a fake review, however i can smell a fake review and it's definitely a turn off for me.
 
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