Yeah, I see your point. The new customer does end up with a better deal, but the situation is hardly fair to the original referrer who may ultimately be reluctant to direct new customers to DreamHost.
Speaking from a personal perspective; I direct quite a few potential customers from my websites to DreamHost and I am quite sure many of them end up using a promo code other than mine when signing up. I am just as sure that some who have been referred here by others end up using my promo code.
Overall, I don't lose any sleep worrying about such things, it is how things are. If the 'powers that be' decide the situation needs changing, then so be it, but for now at least, I will continue to post whenever I think I can be of some help.
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