Wednesday, July 12, 2006
Yell.com are evil (imho)
So Yell decide to throw the lawyers at a little hobby site. Reminds me of BT trying to claim they had a patent on hyperlinks
Yell have a terrible website and have had years to try and sort it out. Instead of threatening legal action and spending a load of money on lawyers and bad press, what about:
Cause here is the thing : yellowiki is going to struggle to ever really compete with Yell, certainly within the next couple of years. They have a novel, new and still developing business model. Yell have more business connections than you could throw a stick at, exposure and money to compete.
See also Transport for London using public money to threaten a genuinely useful fan site