„Why would that post surface? What about Unvarnished’s so-called democratic self-regulation? There isn’t any, really. The “community” has no better information about the veracity of a reviewer than my goldfish does, and asking them to vote a reviewer up or down is about as meaningful as asking my goldfish to choose the bicycle he likes the best.
Asymmetrical information – and a massive oversupply of bads – inevitably breed massive adverse selection. Unvarnished is a breeding ground for adverse selection in feedback itself. The least accurate, most overly negative feedback will rise to the top, making hiring decisions even less efficient than they are today.“