Would it be wrong for me to put towers from another WISP on my website?
Seems like you should sell your own dog food.
> On Aug 6, 2017, at 10:08 AM, Chuck McCown <ch...@wbmfg.com> wrote:
> Marketing – always a question of how far do you stretch the truth.
> How many products have been announced with an artists conception or rendering
> of the product as they hope it to be...
> Our community is just particularly sensitive due to the fact the almost all
> of us have run lotsa CAT5 and fiber in equipment rooms.
> I liked Forrest’s analogy of hotels.
> We all own hotels, and someone puts up a photo showing they have a very nice
> pool, but we know the pool is not in at their hotel yet. So some of us point
> that out.
> Real estate developers always have artists renderings that they use to
> pre-sell. An IX could be thought of as a multi tenant dwelling. OK, so they
> plan on putting dishwashers in all the units, just not done yet.
> From: Paul Stewart
> Sent: Sunday, August 06, 2017 5:56 AM
> To: Animal Farm
> Subject: Re: [AFMUG] Matt Hoppes and Missouri IX
> I believe the issue is that the picture may not represent the actual IX in
> question (or MMR of the building where the IX is located might be more
> accurate). Basically, and pardon me possibly putting words in some people’s
> mouthes here, when a group of people put a lot of work into something and
> then a picture of that work is used elsewhere to possibly resemble where a
> potential employee would work then it’s just misleading and could be
> considered offensive to the people who did all the work originally ….. make
> You’ll notice my choice of words here because I’m making assumptions about
> why the folks involved are upset and try to put myself in their shoes, at
> which point, if I have all my facts straight, I would be quite upset as well
> because it would look like someone else is taking complete credit for someone
> else’s work …. In the world of IX’s (something I do know a lot about) there
> is often people who don’t get pay checks as they volunteer however they get
> the rewards to contributing towards a great thing for the community … if you
> haven’t been involved at that level you may not understand anything I’m
> suggesting here ….
>> On Aug 5, 2017, at 8:42 PM, Mitch Koep <af...@abwisp.com> wrote:
>> Why are you so upset?
>> Did you have a bad dealing with someone and this is get back at them time?
>> I agree with Faisal it's a picture
>>> On 8/5/2017 11:29 AM, Faisal Imtiaz wrote:
>>> Share with you a related story....
>>> I was in a Conf. room of one of our Colo Facilities Providers, they had
>>> some pictures on their Conf. Room wall, which all were nice.. but there was
>>> one picture that caught eye and appeared to be very familiar.. it was a
>>> picture of cluster of antennas mounted on the roof of that facility...
>>> Upon a closer look, I recognized that that cluster was our antennas ! ...
>>> so instantly two emotions came to mind... one was .. Hey that is a nice
>>> picture ! I know to whom that stuff belongs to !... and the second... How
>>> dare you take pictures of my equipment and hang it your conf. room (we
>>> don't buy roof access from them) !...
>>> To me personally, the former feeling overcame the latter reaction... and I
>>> actually felt proud of our little Cluster that someone viewed presentable
>>> enough to put in their conf. room.
>>> Having said that.. if you are not the copyright owner of the photo.. then
>>> why does it bother you at all ? Hopefully you should feel proud that
>>> picture of an actual facility you know is being liked by others and being
>>> promoted on the net...
>>> and that is IMHO !
>>> Of course everyone is entitled to their opinions and your mileage may vary
>>> Faisal Imtiaz
>>> Snappy Internet & Telecom
>>> 7266 SW 48 Street
>>> Miami, FL 33155
>>> Tel: 305 663 5518 x 232
>>> Help-desk: (305)663-5518 Option 2 or Email: supp...@snappytelecom.net
>>> From: "Eric Kuhnke" mailto:eric.kuh...@gmail.com
>>> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
>>> Sent: Friday, August 4, 2017 7:38:33 PM
>>> Subject: [AFMUG] Matt Hoppes and Missouri IX
>>> I am not the copyright owner of the photo in question. This is only a
>>> Please stop using the photo of the Westin Building 1901 fiber meet-me room
>>> to advertise the Missouri IX.
>>> Property owners and ISPs in the Pacific Northwest have spent a great
>>> deal of time, money and effort building traffic exchange infrastructure.
>>> In my opinion is not an accurate or factual depiction of whatever
>>> facilities may currently exist in Missouri to use a photograph from a
>>> carrier hotel in downtown Seattle.