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Having Obviously Illegal Subjects as Content

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by LincolnXII, Oct 7, 2013.

  1. LincolnXII

    LincolnXII Newbie

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    Hello BHW

    I am using a Freedom-of-Speech host, as I'm planning to do a more spicy kind of blog this time.
    Now. I have written to the support team(No Answer Yet), but I would like more people to comment on this, as I would rather not have my ass fried because of some misunderstanding.

    Many websites across the web have some sort of tutorial-like content mainly focused on what can be described as illegal if done/malicious use.
    What I'm hoping to see possible is a variety of tutorial-based articles focused on how the bad-guys make money. Here's a few different examples of what I'm thinking of:
    Bitcoin mining - botnet.
    Stealing a car.
    Hacking android phones for profit.
    Selling/Buying drugs.

    Now, in order for this to stay "legal", what are the actions I need to take?
    I'm thinking about stuff like: making a disclaimer stating all responsability of the use is on the viewer himself and not me/the hosting, stating in the articles just How illegal and stupid it is, maybe altering the articles to: Only stealing your OWN car, Only your own Mining rig, Own phone etc. And of course keep all programs/apps and such stuff hosted external.

    Have anyone done anything similar, or have you read something about any legal issues with this kind of blog? Then please share :)
     
  2. AquaticGamer

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    Things that are related to illegal content will noramally be hosting on an off shore hosting which ignores any reports. If you would like to post this type of content go with a reputable off shore hosting company in the BST.
     
  3. duimstra

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    ^^ What AquaticGame said.

    If possible I would also use a host that enables you to pay for hosting/domains anonymously.
    That adds another [important] level of security.
     
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    Don't host stuff where you are targeting your stuff and same thing for your tld.
    You will have a hard time finding advertisers.
     
  5. nanavlad

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    Make sure you have a disclaimer Clause

    and these tutorials are for educational purposes only
    and not to be used for any illegal activity
     
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    What nanavlad said, plus you need to write stuff explaining how they work, not "how to steal" but "how some people steal".

    Notice the difference, in the first case you're basically teaching someone to steal(yes it's illegal in the USA), in the second case you are telling the world how such theft happens and how the world can protect itself.

    You can have the same content be good for the world, or you can have it look like a guide for criminals.
     
  7. LincolnXII

    LincolnXII Newbie

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    So far I only have hosting on Ali.. as it's pretty cheap. This should be "f-o-S" hosting and offshore.
    Thank you for your replies. Is there anything I should NOT post content-wise if you look at the above?
    What about bypassing photoshops anti-counterfeit measures? As in a little article describing how to:
    Scan a (example: US $5 bill)
    Edit it with your own face and text.
    Custom Watermark
    hologram (can be bought legally)
    bypassing the same measures in HP printers to print the bill.

    Counterfeiting is a felony, but I'm still looking to show people how the "bad guys" do it.
    Adding the face + text was my way of trying to stay out of trouble. Would this work?

    I could always find and pay anonymously hosting - maybe even pay using bitcoins, but as I'm hoping this could be a project that might earn me some money in various ways - I would like to do it as legal as possible.
     
  8. umerjutt00

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    For that kind of content you will need a bullet proof hosting. Most of the companies claims that they will not reveal their customers information but in reality, they hand over your information even if a attorney send them an email.
     
  9. LincolnXII

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    I see some replied while I wrote my last post.

    I would rather have the content posted on my own blog, instead of posting it elsewhere and then just embedding it :)

    #Nana and Barto:
    Thanks boys. That was the replies I was hoping for. I'll see if I can clarify with my hosting. Hopefully they see it the same way.
    And I'll make sure to let people know, that it is for educational/research purposes only - and to show what I've found out is being done by the criminals - and law enforcements aswell. :)