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In a controversial move, Craigslist, the well-known national online classified ad and discussion site, has asked Oodle, a search engine for online classified ads, to stop displaying its listings. Both sites offer consumers a way to look at real estate for sale or rent, along with a number of other online ads for such things as vehicle and jobs. "We got an e-mail from Jim Buckmaster, Craiglist's CEO, asking us not to use their listings any more," said Oodle CEO Craig Donato. Donato e-mailed back asking why and requesting an opportunity to talk to Buckmaster, but has not gotten an answer, Donato said. "I'm a huge fan of Craigslist and I think it's a great service. We really thought we were helping them out," said Donato. Donato revealed the news Oct. 13 on his blog on the Oodle site. His co...