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(Geeknet:GKNT) Slashdot Founder Resigns

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August 26, 2011 – Comments (3) | RELATED TICKERS: GKNT , WMT , HD

GKNT's Slashdot founder resigns .

"...During my tenure I have done my best to keep Slashdot firmly grounded in its origins, but now it's time for someone else to come aboard and find the *future*..." - Rob Malda, Aug 25, 2011

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PCWorld  CmdrTaco Resigns From Slashdot, Sends Shock Waves Through Geek Community

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(Aug 02, 2011 Geeknet (GKNT) - Q2 Ending June 30 Out Wed Aug 3. Langone Must Deliver Profitability(.)

(Aug 05, 2011) Geeknet (NASDAQ:GKNT) Q2 Conference Call For Period Ending 30 June 2011

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#1) On August 26, 2011 at 6:45 PM, gnulaw (54.25) wrote:

The fact the Geeknet Board of Directors1. and Senior Officers2. did not issue a press release3. contemporanous with CmdrTaco's4,5 resignation says everything about the corporate culture and mindset at Geeknet.

1. http://investors.geek.net/directors.cfm

2. http://geek.net/about/management/

3. http://investors.geek.net/releases.cfm

4. http://twitter.com/#!/CmdrTaco 

5. http://cmdrtaco.net/

FTW? #TheGeeknetBoardAreNotGeeks #TooOldToFail

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#2) On September 01, 2011 at 5:30 PM, gnulaw (54.25) wrote:

8/29/11 On Slashdot's Lost Taco and Apple's Big Turnover by Katherine Noyes, LinuxInsider

"...There may not be enough tequila in this world to see the tech community all the way through to the end of August 2011.

We've had Googlerola; we've had the ever-escalating software patent storm. We've had HP's (NYSE: HPQ) lily-livered maneuvers regarding webOS and PCs.

Did we need more than that? No, we did not. Yet more is just what we got last week in the form of a one-two punch: First Steve Jobs's resignation as Apple (Nasdaq: AAPL) CEO, then similar news from Slashdot's Rob Malda, or CmdrTaco..."

 

Source:  http://www.technewsworld.com/rsstory/73164.html?wlc=1314912081

 

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#3) On September 21, 2011 at 9:18 PM, gnulaw (54.25) wrote:

..and yet another defection to hit Geeknet and SourceForge

"... @ElizabethN Elizabeth Naramore Career news for those who care: I'm moving from @sourceforge to @engineyard as their PHP Community Manager: bit.ly/qfTQKn #php #yay

20 Sep via web ..."

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