"sept1c_tank" <>
Sent: 6/23/2007 1:22:15 PM


As adamant at Jeremy has been in the past about the commercialization
of geocaching, I cannot believe that he is now stooping to Google ads
on his website. I know through personal experience that he is very
proud of his website and its gravity; he charges mightily and imposes
heavy restrictions on accepted advertising. He has always been very
concerned about the appearance of

So why are we looking at those implorable, ugly Google ads plastered
all over what was an attractive and professional website? Is this
another ploy to get people to purchase an upgraded membership? Do the
ads disappear with a premium membership? Is it a case of you can pay
him now or you can pay him later? Is the staff growing so fast that he
can't afford to pay the non-volunteers?

Or maybe Google is buying the site?