It's not run by geeks for geeks under some informal geek code of honor anymore. It's a commercial marketplace run by corporations for a profit.
no way. i thought that the massive server farms, thousands of developers and QA engineers, millions in hardware, millions in R&D, et. al. were funded out of the magical money tree?
And anyone with a clue and any exposure
and you are the only one that apparently thinks this information isn't so obvious that you need to repeat it here like you're talking to a bunch of children. i also don't expect target to be there tomorrow and i won't go screaming if it isn't. i'll buy my socks somewhere else. done.
i think you forgot to tell everyone that with Google WE ARE THE PRODUCT OMFG!