WSJ on Craigslist


File under "Goliath interviews David, Remains Incredulous."


Saturday's Wall Street Journal has an interview with Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster. Brian Carney, the interviewer, seems distinctly ill-at-ease with the notion that Craigslist isn't terribly interested in maximizing revenue.


From the interview: "If Craigslist does what its users ask of it, and Craigslist doesn't need or seem to want all the ad revenue it declines to collect, maybe we, as end-users, should ask them to post some banner ads and give us the money instead."


Is leaving money on the table really such an affront?


 


 


 


 


 


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