06/13/2010 11:35 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Why I'm a Staffer, and More

Folks, people ask me why I'm permanently committed to my job as  customer service rep at craigslist.

Also asked: why I'm not
interesting in selling the company.

The deal is that my personal mission, my twist on public service, means that I
gotta stay firmly part of the grassroots, the virtual street.

My permanent personal commitment to customer service helps make that happen.

Days ago, I realized that I'm not interested in selling because too much money
tends to sever one's connection to the grassroots.

Money can change you, and I
resist that kind of thing.

(... and please indulge me, here"s a really important story on craigslist.)