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C+D letter...

Discussion in 'Social Networking Sites' started by ardvark, Feb 20, 2012.

  1. ardvark

    ardvark Regular Member

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    Hi.

    Does a website have to issue a C+D letter telling you to stop your actions before taking legal action?

    I'm basically putting an affiliate link in a profile page, and the accounts get banned, and i just continue to make new accounts, rinse and repeat. Im using proxies.
     
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  2. acotut

    acotut Elite Member

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    I guess they can shut you down,without sending that letter.
     
  3. Indiigo007

    Indiigo007 Junior Member

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    Legal action is expensive, and it costs a fraction (in legal fees) to send you a C&D then initiate a law suit. So generally, the company will send you a C&D first.

    Technically, legally speaking, no they do not have to send you a C&D and can sue you straight away.

    By your description (posting affiliate links), the most likely consequence is they will contact the affiliate network and report you. They may also ask the affiliate network for personal info, which the network may or may not give them.