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Facebook, Google, The IRS & The Sociopathic Business Model™

January 27, 2015 Censorship of any kind is a manipulation and a tactic straight out of The Sociopathic Business Model™; and, it should come as no shock to any frequent reader here that the ethically challenged Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook is all for censorship. Facebook blocks pages insulting...

Zillow, Sexism & The Sociopathic Business Model™: Case Study

December 8, 2014 Test your skills:  How many Characteristics of The Sociopathic Business Model™ apply? Taken directly from ValleyWag for the purpose of creating a Case Study: Startup/Tech: Suit: Zillow Says Women Over 40 Are "Too Old to Close," "Can't Keep Up" kevin@valleywag.com A second lawsuit filed in a California court this week...

Uber’s Uncheck Unethical & Illegal Corporate Activity-On The Rise?

October  14, 2014 #Boycott Uber #AllPlay #TheSociopathicBusinessModel Unchecked unethical or illegal corporate behavior will escalate while being encouraged, replicated and rewarded at a high cost to the public I'm not sure what the escalation would be regarding Uber since one of their Uber X drivers killed a child and the...

Gods Of Frauds: Peter Thiel, Mike Arrington Justin Mateen & Evan Speigel

September 10, 2014 #GodsOfFrauds #SomeDaysThisIsJustTooEasy Grab a snack-this is a long Case Study! If the title of this post looks like the dinner party from hell guest list, it is, sort of-well it's a Case Study guest list demonstrating how unchecked unethical or illegal behavior allows for escalation into...

Startup Hero: Gesche Haas & Senate Zero: Kirsten Gillibrand

August 19, 2014 UPDATED: September 2, 2014 Senator Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out about some of her male counterparts who noticed her weight  with unkind phrases like:  “Good thing you’re working out, because you wouldn’t want to get porky!” Her response: “Thanks, a—hole.” A southern congressman once held Gillibrand’s arm...

Men Behaving Badly: The Startup Edition

March 9, 2015 Updated:  Ellen Pao gets her day in court July 5, 2014 Bloodhound and Grooveshark now added to the ever growing list of startups behaving badly; and,  Tinder sued by their former female VP of Marketing for sex discrimination & retaliation is what's needed to keep drilling home how...