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We want to update you on a story we brought you -- this week a Craig's list -- offering to pay people to come visit -- -- -- have included Boswell it's like the 99%.
200 designed to sound like it was associated with the Occupy Movement box.
It was really an ad campaign for all now -- is that -- bashing businesses that wanna make a deal with them.
Mark have a from all I'll power joins us now mark that was wrong deceptive and it wasn't.
I mean it clearly that the deceived this this this program so I suppose that that that -- that you want to deceive -- -- On -- did you know you want isn't really wanted to do was create some good buzz and get people talking about the idea -- -- what you gonna do risk.
You gonna pay people -- box and now come on down as the content August when -- Occupy Movement hunger out of you get up and transportation you gonna give them -- -- and -- -- -- put on a kind of a fake protest but you gonna use those protesters to demand what discounts and coupons from big companies OK well what we just we just do publicity -- Wednesday -- this is just the sort of one shot deal where we just you know to mark them -- ordered the launching of the company.
I'm just a -- sort of mock pull up powers that comes an organization.
Fundamental profit right yes.
And videos to get you know turn it to try to -- some buzz com and we figured.
-- be clever idea as to how people come out is -- -- part because.
The concept underlying our.
Organization is to use people power.
Two prominent motivate companies to make your privacy your company -- -- -- -- is we were using these people look at you pay them but -- using.
-- Occupy protesters fake occupied protests is to make money for -- -- company.
Order book I mean you know we we don't we didn't you know -- that there actual occupy protesters we we pay you have to multiply -- out -- deny deny it doesn't like the rest of gaudy car yes it's yet what we did use that that that language and that.
When I -- -- politics is on the left me personally yes.
Yes but the follow that.
Yes but you've got a private enterprise company to him make money yes well I believe that.
Bomb it is possible to work within the system to make things better for people.
Now think there's necessarily anything wrong with making money I don't think.
It doesn't make things better so mark I'm surprised that you're young men and equipment unit anymore you graduate and you want to get around that make a profit and pretend that somehow profit is good for people and you on the following I believe that there's no luckily that as a whole on the book the profit motive is is collectively destructive.
But there's some of -- when you know it's okay hello saga of the -- Does it doesn't let me ask you -- you are trying to put pressure on companies to reduce their prices.
Right so are you trying to make a profit for yourself at the expense of profit of these other companies at all it's not been pressures motivate companies to to motivate all of that -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- call are usually not a pressure right it's extraordinary pressure.
Those who would you -- -- interview but -- but it is the real cause -- -- try to get.
On as many Americans -- -- pull the collective purchasing power together and motivate companies to offer them long term discounts so.
For example yesterday when we held the relative to -- part one lady came over -- -- -- that she works for.
A company that produces medication and they're trying to sell it at a cheaper rate than they're currently selling it but it's just too expensive the -- work.
But she says that I love -- if you -- because if you can send our company you know millions of people -- that this really takes often becomes a mass movement and tens of millions of Americans you know sign up -- of course signing up on our website or -- outcomes for free.
Right then I can.
We can swing those customers to -- -- we can sell it cheaper I got next to get it out there trying to profits collective good.
At a slight market apple -- we appreciate it was is that we did it because there's a look at our.
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