Originally Posted by Geoffrey Thompson
The only thing Crossfit has to sell is its brand name. Certification is selling the brand name to trainers. Affiliation is selling the brand name to gyms. The BBS and subsequent actions of Greg and Robb were damaging to the brand name, which is a threat to their only product (the brand name). Discussion on the message board is locked down because it is damaging to the brand name. CF, in fact, will pretty much openly admit this.
I am sorry but the BBS did not hurt CF's Brand Name. However the actions of Dave at the BBS harmed CF Brand's Name and the actions of CFHQ since the BBS are hurting the CF Brand Name. All self inflected wounds by the way.