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Thanks all! A little effort to be different can go a long way. And… well… you guys know I’m “different”. — jwhitaker on Apr 22
Brilliant idea, great creative marketing. Bravo, Joe!!! — Pete Baker on Apr 21
Just the kind of creative thinking - and action - I would expect from you, Joe - well done! — MitchK on Apr 21
Bill, is there something in this piece that you disagree with? Would love to hear your thoughts. My thoughts and questions are generally in line with others. See, for example: http://bgr.com/2017/04/20/bose-lawsuit-privacy-connect-app-meh/... — Julie Jacobson on Apr 21
For the sake of clarity, what funds has Bose paid to CEPro or their respective companies?  What, if any, financial relationship exists involving Bose or their representatives? — Bill Kearney on Apr 21
Way to go Joe!  Always thinking outside the box. — JAFO on Apr 21
Totally agree, DarkKnight! — Julie Jacobson on Apr 21

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