The VOIP company everyone's suddenly come to love to hate is not running away from the backlash over its broken IPO.
Vonage A former Vonage customer has opened a forum for all to read. Complaints and catcalls are allowed.
A disclaimer on the site makes it clear: "This Site is exclusively owned & operated by 4Sight Media LLC & is no way endorsed, sponsored, provided, owned or otherwise controlled by Vonage."
company Web unauthorized site also has a kind of a daily "insider memo." It was cute yesterday when the writer trumpeted how Vonage shares had risen 2 cents on Friday. It's the Forum Digest.
There are reports the company won't force customers to pay for IPO shares if they don't want them now.
It must hurt like hell for Vonage execs. They are citing SEC regulations for the corporate silence about the stories, rumors and criticism that began pelting the company.