Stupid business mistakes #2: trying to cheat people (a new kind of spammer)


A bait and switch site, which was supposed to show me some information about Python code.

“Click allow if you are not a bot”. Abusing the Captcha to display notifications (probably spam advertising?) is definitely a clever idea. (From the technical and machination point of view)

Why does the person who is behind this not direct their energies towards something more noble? They could have success there, too!

Because they don’t have the proper ideas as a base; Their education failed them.

They believe that cheating other people is the way to go … I have a different idea about life and business – for me, cooperation (with other people who cooperate) is a fundamental idea of how to do business.

Because in the long run, you will be more successful if people love you, than if people hate you.

The Tao Te Ching verse comes to my mind: