The "offending" link on my journal
was a "pro-bulimia" link - according to Mark Gurmmond at the corporate
office. He called from 703-334-0012.
I encourage EVERYONE to call Mark
Gurmmond (703) 334-0012 or anyone else at the Corporate Office [(703)
265-1000 or -8452] and register your complaints regarding this brand of
service. Further, if you don't see other Journaler's e-mail on
the CC line, I encourage you to forward this message to them!
If we don't get the word out and
hold AOL accountable, then you are next... and AOL doesn't even have to
tell you what they claim you did wrong. They'll simply yank your
No doubt, it hackles them that I can prove I did NOTHING wrong with the google-cached copy of the entry in question.
The only bulimia related link that
appeared on my journal that day is an AOL-WebMD supported link.
.. I entered it into comments that you can see on this
google cache'd webpage:
Mark refused to identify the
specific link; however, being the only link - as you can see for
yourself - that has anything to do with bulimia, it's clear that the
"objectionable" link is a link to AOL's own WebMD service. The
page, by the way, is not pro-bulimia. It's a medical information
I understand AOL Employees can not
give your personal opinion.. but it seems rather clear that AOL
considers links to its own sites to be TOS Violations.. and it ought to
be your jobs to run Un-Common Sense up the ladder when your executives
wont listen to it from their paying customers.
Show me the violation or show me my journal.