LinkedIn has a weakness…

Its users.  A fascinating story of greed and human nature – 2.0

Notchup, LinkedIn, and the Walled Garden Dilemma – GigaOM

NotchUp let users invite their LinkedIn contacts, which made it easy to indiscriminately invite a hundred friends at a time. Hoping for a slice of their friends’ interview blood money, they did just that — not by the hundreds, however, but by the thousands. Within a week, the upstart had the business-oriented networking site threatening legal action and reconsidering how users access LinkedIn.

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