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Do They Really Know?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by disposable_zero, Mar 23, 2010.

  1. disposable_zero

    disposable_zero Newbie

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    Hey guys I'm looking at setting up a forum site, this will be a first time venture for me. I've heard vBulletin is the best but the license is pretty pricey. I know there's a nulled release out there but I'm wondering if it's detectable. I mean if I use it is it easily detectable and can I get busted, or is everyone doing it :D Or does anyone have a better idea?
     
  2. RebelMaster

    RebelMaster Junior Member

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    VBulletin IS a great forum software.

    If it is actually properly "nulled" then it should not be detectable BUT ... there are NO absolutes (guarantees) in this world.

    That said, I've had very few issues with software that I have gotten here at BHW.

    FWIW ...

    RM
     
  3. disposable_zero

    disposable_zero Newbie

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    Well if it is that much of a risk to use a vBulletin what's a solid alternative?
     
  4. Gibbzee

    Gibbzee Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    its not much of a risk tbh. i got caught and my host just suspended the domain until i either shut down the forum or bought a legit license but i think its rare to get caught. In the end it turned out the person who was supposed to have sent my host the email was actually dead and so it was obviously some crafty blackhat opposition. :|
     
  5. disposable_zero

    disposable_zero Newbie

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    Wow that is crafty!
     
  6. Petrel

    Petrel Registered Member

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    Why don't you remove the footprint?
     
  7. tukim

    tukim Regular Member

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    Location:
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    MyBB

    http://mybboard.net/
     
  8. kireol

    kireol Junior Member

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    I've always been a fan of PHPBB. I'd say it's the best free one with the most support, use, themes, upgrades, etc.
     
  9. proxyprincess

    proxyprincess Newbie

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    I was caught a slew of times before I bought v bulletin they would contact host and suspend site.I like phbb and simple machines for free forums .But if you can afford it later go for Vb.
     
  10. aмillionaírе

    aмillionaírе Power Member

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    You will most likely download one with footprints. The vbulletin community is tight-knit and if anyone of them sees your forum, they will report it as piracy and your host will be forced to take it down. They actually enforce this because the people behind vbulletin have the means to do so. The minute it is reported, it will be checked against their licence server.
     
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