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Funny, apparently my former employer is deleting references to us

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For those who didn't know, I was a faithful Yahoo employee for almost two years, and a contractor after that for a year. I count many (now former) Yahoo employees as friends, several of which I've continued to work with since leaving.

Out of curiousity, I see what Yahoo Answers is up to once in a while, as yes, I did do some internal consulting on the site...though, probably not in the way you're thinking :) And for the record, FunAdvice is more than five years old, Yahoo Answers is much newer (though many people have claimed we copied them). In Fact, FunAdvice has been around before all but one of the top 7 or so US q&a sites.

In any case, it seems Yahoo Answers has started a policy of removing a bunch of the references to FunAdvice. Can't say as I blame them, even as an employee, I could never get in touch with their top echelon of executives, and one (now departed) likened the program I managed to know, the drug, in a room full of colleagues of mine.

So while Yahoo may be a ton bigger than FunAdvice, it seems they're just as petty as we are :) Eg, we also programatically remove references to Yahoo Answers. However, at least here, you can get in touch with the guy who makes the rules. Not so at Yahoo :)

However...welll, I'm sure I don't have all the answers. Are we doing the right thing? Should we change our policy?