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Blackmailing Blackhatter - German Criminal Case

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by subster, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. subster

    subster Elite Member

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    Hi there,

    I just read in the newspaper about a new criminal case in Erlangen, Germany. The case with the number BY5760-006921-11/5. is filed by the online shop Holzspielzeug-Discount.de. The owner got an e-mail that she has to pay 5,000€ to avoid a massive load of spamlinks to her site.

    She did not pay and here rankings are dropping she said. Even Google itself gave a statement to that case:

    English meaning: "This is why our guidlines don't say that it is impossible not to harm competitors anymore. Instead of that we added, that we are working intensive to avoid harmings caused by competitiors.
     
  2. paulcarter97

    paulcarter97 Regular Member

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    The thing I don't understand, how comes an outsider can post a spamlink ? with comments ?
     
  3. woot123

    woot123 Junior Member

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    The outsider just creates a massive amounts of low quality spamcomment links ;)
     
  4. turbohacker

    turbohacker Regular Member

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    how unethical... things like this annoy me...
     
  5. mukulkumarsharma

    mukulkumarsharma Newbie

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    Dirty tricks... Spoils fair competition...
     
  6. mindmaster

    mindmaster Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This ain't blackhat. >< This is blackmailing.
    So much potential. >< So little imagination.
     
  7. subster

    subster Elite Member

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    The Links are blackhat, the blackmailing is ... well ... blackmailing?