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    June 22, 2007

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    Rick

    It's not slander when it's true. Arrington has confirmed as much:

    "The ads go up, we get paid."

    http://www.crunchnotes.com/?p=409

    Dave Winer

    Richard MacManus also confirmed that they get paid.

    http://www.readwriteweb.com/archives/people_ready.php

    "FM's 'star writers' were not paid to endorse Microsoft products, just to write something with the phrase "people ready" in it"

    Giovanni Rodriguez

    Hmmm ... thanks for the correction, Rick and Dave. I still believe that the Valleywag post is way aggressive, but the title of the piece technically may be accurate.

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