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2. Do you think Mackey did anything illegal or unethical by posting messages under the  name Rahodeb? The Securities and Exchange Commission investigated Mackey and determined that  Mackey did not commit a crime, but his actions were without question unethical.   For seven years, Whole Foods CEO John Mackey posted on the Yahoo Finance  board about his company and its competitors while pretending to be someone else.   By trashing rival Wild Oats, Wild Oats' stock price could drop and he could buy  them out for less money.  Mackey also had the gall to anonymously praise himself.   ("I like Mackey's haircut. I think he looks cute!")  He didn't stop there: He also  criticized specific employees, under the cover of anonymity.  The very idea of the  founder and CEO of a major national corporation hiding behind a pseudonym to  lambaste one of his own hourly wage earners on an online message board says  something about the personal moral integrity of union-busting executives. After 
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