[thelist] Middle men. (was: [SPAM] Need to rent...)

evolt evolt at stoutstreet.com
Thu May 9 23:06:00 CDT 2002

The best ones for me are the ones who get out of the way. I guess they'd be
like a broker that takes a finder's fee/commission and that's it.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Pemberton" <mpember at phreaker.net>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 7:53 AM
Subject: [thelist] Middle men. (was: [SPAM] Need to rent...)

> I know that I probably shouldn't even bother responding to such obvious
spam, but... :)
> It does pose an interesting question.  Do middle men make our job easier
or harder?
> My personal experience has been one of hindrance rather than assistance.
This was mainly due to the middle man being very protective of his own
position and actually demanding that EVERY communication go via them.  This
made the delay between query and response almost 2-3 days instead of hours.
> I am just wondering if any of you guys have views on the what makes a good
/ bad middle man.
> I apologise to all those honest "agents" that are the norm to which I have
experienced the exception.
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