Latest Buckmaster Stories

2012-12-02 05:03:14

Chad Buckmaster, CEO of ProcessingPoint, Inc., (the makers of uAttend time clocks), has been chosen as a finalist for Most Admired CEO by the San Diego Business Journal. Carlsbad, CA (PRWEB) December 01, 2012 ProcessingPoint´s CEO, Chad Buckmaster, is among a select list of honorees for the San Diego Business Journal´s 6th Annual Most Admired CEO Awards. The San Diego Business Journal (SDBJ) evaluates local CEOs based on their leadership, innovation and overall contributions to...

eBay Employees Under DOJ Scrutiny
2011-09-14 09:28:25

  A Department of Justice investigation was revealed yesterday by the Associated Press about whether employees of eBay “engaged in alleged criminal activities and misconduct focused around the misappropriation of proprietary/confidential information from Craigslist.” Craigslist and eBay have been in and out of civil court for years with allegations that the online auction giant, who bought a stake in Craigslist in 2004, misappropriated confidential information while it...

2009-05-29 07:00:00

PHOENIX, May 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Last Friday, Jim Buckmaster, CEO of Craigslist, fired a deliberate, unnecessary and wholly inaccurate shot across the bow of Village Voice Media and backpage.com, our online classified advertising property. Given the serious nature of what Buckmaster inferred in his post about Village Voice Media newspapers and backpage.com, we can't sit on our hands and be silent. In the original blog post, which was later "submarine" edited to reword and soften some of the...

2009-05-20 15:36:34

New York's attorney general indicted seven people Wednesday on charges of running a 24-hour prostitution ring on Craigslist, The Associated Press reported. The indictment came just a day after Craigslist's CEO filed a lawsuit to keep South Carolina's attorney general from pursuing criminal charges against the company. The operation, called Room Service Entertainment was based in Queens, where five of the seven New York residents were arrested on charges of corruption, conspiracy and money...

2009-03-11 07:10:00

Responding to allegations that it promotes prostitution, Internet bulletin board Craigslist said on Tuesday that it has seen "spectacular" results in its efforts to reduce "erotic services" listings. Writing in a blog post, Craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster said the volume of erotic services ads had plunged 90 to 95 percent in Chicago and four other U.S. cities since stricter measures were put in place last year. The crackdown on the sex ads is a direct result of a collaborative effort launched...

2009-03-06 21:59:00

Cites Record of Cooperation with Illinois Law Enforcement SAN FRANCISCO, March 6 /PRNewswire/ -- "Frankly, Sheriff Dart's actions mystify me," says craigslist CEO Jim Buckmaster, referencing the private civil suit filed against the online service yesterday by the Cook County (Illinois) Sheriff. Buckmaster explained that "in mid and late 2007 we had very positive communications with the Cook County Sheriff's Department, in which we explained how "erotic services" came to be, the purposes it...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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