Many, many, many have now seen Thomas Hawk’s story of a nasty, nasty collision with a shady online retailer.
Sounds like he’s coming out all right from the experience, although I wouldn’t wish it on anyone. But the very, very good thing about this situation is that it’s a huge warning bell for anyone with shady business practices on the web … and possibly anyone with shady business practices, period.
Why? People are going to talk. And these days, when they have an interesting story to tell, there’s a huge big public megaphone to use, called the World Wide Web.