07-27-2006: Steve Case, AOL’s well-known former CEO, apologized for his decision to merge AOL with Time Warner on PBS’s “The Charlie Rose Show” last week.
He told The Examiner (9-6-07: article has been deleted since this was written) “…you know, it goes back to the question, ‘Was it a good idea?’…I think it was…” Please…when is merging your company with one that aided and abetted securities fraud ever a good idea?
06-13-2006: You might’ve heard about the substandard treatment Vincenzo Ferrari received when he tried to cancel his AOL account. If not, read my article here. It has everything you need to know — his mp3, the interview with Matt Laeur and AOL’s apology.
AOL Now Features Built-in Spam
06-07-2006: AOL ran banner ads along the bottom of member’s inboxes for years. Now they’re placing ads on every piece of email, too, so members are threatening to cancel in droves (to judge by blogs and forum discussions). Techdirt has the latest scoop.