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Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Alex Snyder, Dec 3, 2009.

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  1. Alex Snyder

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    Article from DealersEdge: Dealer sues former Internet manager over online vandalism, defamation | News | DealersEdge



    Who else has heard of this stuff?
     
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    So much power - so many options :)

    When you think about it, the ISM's holds the key to your virtual showroom/business. All those passwords......:dunno:

    Thanks for sharing Alex.
     
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    same dealer -- Fette Kia - Online Print Specials

    LOL - are we waiting for the calendars to reset to 2007? :dunno: If it takes them this long to update their specials....surprise they found out about the other stuff so quick!

    I have a dealer that I haven't worked for in 2 years....my default username and password still works!
     
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    Management should periodically audit the ISM to produce a complete inventory of all marketing sites and their passwords
     
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    I sent this to our owners (my family) and told them they didn't have anything to worry about :lol: But I agree, we should all have to cough things up. It should apply to IT departments too.

    BUT there are a few of us here who would absolutely decimate a dealership if we left. Even if all our logins and passwords were given. Who the hell in your dealership could pick up the pieces Joe? I know there is no one else at Checkered Flag. If our competitors really wanted to hurt us, they could hire a hit man and have me taken out. What happens if we get hit by a bus? That's the real scare for the dealership.
     
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    Sounds like you better ask the dealership for protection. A couple of big strapping amazonian women should do the trick.:rofl:
     
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    Or better yet, Tiger Woods wife can protect you with a 9 iron. ..........sorry had to say it.

    Unfortunately, even if the dealership wins, they probably won't see a dime.
     
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    For the average store that chooses their "Internet Manager" through the very technical......."Hey you have a laptop, you deal with the internet customers" method of developing an internet department. This should be a wake up call as to the position of power an Internet Manager really is.
     
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    eCommerce Director Bodyguard Needed
    We need to protect our assets. Because of our eCommerce Director's mouth, we have found the need to hire someone to protect his dumb ass. Unfortunately, this guy holds the keys to our kingdom, but he sure likes to piss people off on a particular website called DealerRefresh. In order to make sure we're okay, we need someone to watch out for him (especially on Saturday nights when Jim and Jose are hanging out). We need you to start yesterday as he's been ruffling feathers for a long time.

    If you see anyone from Edmunds approaching him, please shoot on site.
     
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    I used to work a stones throw from Fette. In fact, my parents purchased their Mustang from Fette Ford.

    I've actually heard of stuff like this happening before. I seem to remember an internet manager on Long Island hacking into a competitor's email account and skimming leads. I'll see if I can find the news article on it.
     

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