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3 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 16 September 2010 10:04AM

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Comment author: mattnewport 16 September 2010 06:02:21PM *  3 points [-]

Indirect answer: recruitment agencies do not keep potential employers anonymous.

They do with their initial adverts (to prevent interested candidates from applying directly to the company and cutting them out of the deal). Obviously once you actually make contact with a potential employer you find out who they are. I imagine the same applies here.

Comment author: NihilCredo 16 September 2010 06:19:18PM 2 points [-]

to prevent interested candidates from applying directly to the company and cutting them out of the deal

True. This doesn't seem like it would be a concern of SIAI/Eliezer, however.

Comment author: mattnewport 16 September 2010 06:21:54PM 1 point [-]

True. This doesn't seem like it would be a concern of SIAI/Eliezer, however.

It's entirely possible that there is a finders fee. That's standard practice in my industry.

Comment author: Relsqui 16 September 2010 08:33:01PM 8 points [-]

Using the readership to make money does not make this post less like spam.