AP -- MeAmI.org Paces Google

Musatov marty.musatov at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 21:24:27 CEST 2009



François Grondin wrote:
> "David Bernier" <david250 at videotron.ca> a �crit dans le message de news:
> h36ki102d7m at news5.newsguy.com...
> > Musatov wrote:
> >> On Jul 9, 7:54 pm, David Bernier <david... at videotron.ca> wrote:
> >>> Musatov wrote:
> >>>> Los Angeles (AP) --MeAmI.org now has users in 50 countries following
> >>>> its adopted use in Pakistan.  The search engine has grown in
> >>>> popularity 10,000 fold following its Beta test launch three months ago
> >>>> in April, 2009. Supporters of the site claim it is better than rival
> >>>> Google upon which platform it is based. Controversy arose after
> >>>> MeAmI.org search code allowed users to search other users Google
> >>>> results with no advertising. "It is truly an innovative thing we are
> >>>> doing," said Founder and CEO, Martin Musatov. "Letting users search
> >>>> the results of other Google users immediately results in a level of
> >>>> accuracy and relevance above and beyond Google." Google changed their
> >>>> API following the launch or MeAmI.org and explored the possibility of
> >>>> blocking site access from MeAmI.org to Google search results but was
> >>>> unable to do so. Critics of MeAmI.org say what it is doing is
> >>>> tantamount to intellectual theft. When asked about this topper Musatov
> >>>> exclaimed, "The Internet was made for people, not companies." An
> >>>> analyst at Goldman Sachs says, requesting to remain anonymous,
> >>>> "MeAmI.org has a strong presence in promoting itself as a vehicle for
> >>>> global activism and to tell you the truth, this makes it much more
> >>>> likely an acquisition target than potential intellectual property
> >>>> violator." Google could not be reached for comment.
> >>> Mr. Musatov,  do you know who originally wrote the
> >>> article above?
> >>>
> >>> Thank you.
> >>>
> >>> David Bernier- Hide quoted text -
> >>>
> >>> - Show quoted text -
> >>
> >> Yes.
> >
> > Mr. Musatov, do you know the name of the person who
> > originally wrote the article above?
> >
> > Thank you.
> >
> > David Bernier
>
> Maybe Mr. Musatov should answer the following questions instead :
> 1. Did you write the article above?
> 2. If not, who did? And I don't want AP as the answer, but the name of the
> journalist.
>
> David, don't take it bad, but he answered your question with an accurate
> answer (yes), You gave him the opportunity to avoid the real answer and he
> took it. Based on Musatov's strange behavior and logic, don't expect more
> from him. Ask anyone else the same question and you'd get a real answer.
>
> BTW, my guess for question 2 would be the Masked Logician, Floetry,
> scriber77, or Professor X.
>
> Francois
1. Yes.



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