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Found a nice domain, but Question.

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by rockme12, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. rockme12

    rockme12 Regular Member

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    Hey guys, I snagged an nice domain from a new but awesome friend and it has an ahref rank of 52 and very good backlink profile. Anyway, I was just wondering if I could go to waybackmachine and snag the articles it used to have and just re upload them without even rewriting and it will be good?

    I would guess nothing bad will happen but the thing is that the domain belonged to a certain company that and they used to be invited to spots to take pictures of which they wrote articles on. So I did not know if it is legal in the face of the law to get those articles and act like them?
     
  2. SeanAustin

    SeanAustin Power Member

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    It's most likely not legal to do that. I'm not a lawyer, but I've been told before that you can't just dig up old someone else's content even if it's on a domain you own. However, I'd be glad for someone to correct me if I'm wrong.
     
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  3. Gyuman82

    Gyuman82 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Passing yourself off as another business and profiting from their likeness is totally illegal, especially if they are an actual registered business.

    Any profits you make can be seized if they come after you, and there's a good chance you could be banned from your affiliate program (ie Adsense, Amazon etc) if they report you.

    Not worth it.
     
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