|I don't read german but even I can click on links enough and otherwise access information related and relavant to the birthdate and traffic since, of this site.|
I recall Amiga did something similiar regarding devicetop.com or some such.
Genesi does in fact take feedback from teh community and tries to convert that into an aura extending beyond where Genesi really is. Part of how they do that is thru creating/fabricating stronger associations that what is real.
It's called marketing I suppose, the act of making claims that in doing so hopefully actually create or generate the support the claim made, after the fact of the claim being made.
Microsoft does it all the time and often fails, but often enough succeeds and that the practice is cheap enough to mathmatically show an overall success rate.