American Cancer Society Video Follow Up

As a follow up to yesterday’s post about the American Cancer Society taking a little too much liberty with someone else’s work, I wanted to highlight that David J. Neff from the society left a comment on my entry. Here is the comment:

Hey All,
This is David J. Neff and I work over at the American Cancer Society. I would like to apologize to Lee and let you all know we will be taking the video down for some re-tooling. (Is that a word?) We went in today and changed the CC as well as giving credit to Lee and his peeps over at Common Craft, but have still chosen to take it off the site for now. I also emailed Lee this weekend about this very subject. Hopefully you will check out the site more (SharingHope.TV) and see what other uses for community we are doing, when it comes to helping people with cancer. Sorry I missed you all at SXSW as I presented as well.


I appreciate that they have stepped up and worked to correct the situation quickly. Thank you to Mr. Neff for commenting.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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