Craigslist Meets the Capitalists (includes explanation of what the heck 'craiglists' is/are)

I am fascinated, appalled and cheering from the sidelines when I read this account of how the founder of Craigslist (Craig Newmark) bemuses the American (but read any) monied corporates in this exchange at a media conference:
... UBS analyst Ben Schachter wanted to know how Craigslist plans to maximize revenue. It doesn’t, Mr. Buckmaster replied (perhaps wondering how Mr. Schachter could possibly not already know this). “That definitely is not part of the equation,” he said, according to MediaPost. “It’s not part of the goal.”

More fun stuff at Craig Newmark's blog

For those that don't know who/what/when/where Craigslist is then here's the low down from Wikipedia:
craigslist is a centralized network of online urban communities, featuring free classified advertisements (with employment, housing, personals, for sale/wanted, services, community, events, gigs and resumes categories) and forums sorted by various topics.

In other terms think your simple, no gloss, no fancy-schmancey supermarket "community notice board". It uses NO images, is accessible via the web and currently covers around 450 cities in over 50 countries.

craiglists that my glorious and sexy readers may be interested in include:


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