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Coupons we have to take down (Take a Poll)
We just had to take down a legitimate coupon from a company which advertised the offer in an newspaper. It wasn't a counterfeit, it was available online to the subscribers of the electronic version of that newspaper. Earlier today we received an email from the representatives of the company with a request to take it down, and as the result it is now gone from Buxr.
I know some of you are probably upset about this, and I want to get a discussion going on the subject, so we together can see all sides to this story. Did we do the right thing by taking the coupon down? Here are two opinions, pick one you agree with:
1. It was the merchant's fault to have published it online. Finders - keepers. We should keep the coupon and benefit from using it.
2. The merchant is at fault, but if we keep using it the merchant will call stores to ask them not to accept the coupon. Enough calls like this may upset store owners and force them to change the policy to not accept any internet coupons in future, which is bad for us all.