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You know, I manage to avoid buying every stock that's touted on the Internet. You might try to learn how to do that, rather than censoring everything.

It's not a question of censorship, it's a question of the type of community the Fool wants to cultivate. You and I may know that these stocks are bogus, but people are obviously clicking on the ads or else they wouldn't be there. There are a lot of people who come to the Fool because they are trying to learn about the markets, if the Fool is accepting sponsorships from companies that could financially harm their readers, than I'm sorry, but I have a problem with that.

The Fool can set whatever ground rules they want, but if it's caveat emptor, than I'd like to know that. We may live in a dog eat dog world, but that doesn't mean that communities shouldn't look after each other. Every one can have their own opinion, but I don't believe that it's appropriate for "analysts" to accept stock for remuneration of services. This leads to conflicts and questionable analysis and isn't an unreasonable restriction given the Fool's own policies.

If others feel that this type of research is ok to put in front of our community, than so be it, but after spending two years in an ad free environment, it pains me to see these vultures picking off Fool readers.
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