Comment: Free Market vs. Rip Off

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Free Market vs. Rip Off

I'm all for Free Market, but making a station with a name almost exactly the same and a domain name that implies the same meaning, it's not just competition, it's stealing ideas and taking branding from the people (including myself) who spent money and hundreds and thousands of free donated hours to get Ron Paul elected.

Ron Paul Radio ( http://www.ronpaulradio.com ) is a 100% volunteer effort and takes $100s of dollars a month in bandwidth, servers, hosting and that doesn't even count all the volunteer efforts. All the live coverage of events was done at the staff's own expense. Very few donations were made and it doesn't even cover all the costs.

I just think people should know this. I'm not trying to complain. But I think it's insulting to make a similar name. I have no problem with a second station.

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