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If I offer a ScrapeBox link building service - Can I get in legal trouble for spam?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by krzysiekz, Oct 31, 2010.

  1. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Hi guys,

    I am considering offering some form of ScrapeBox service. Similar to what others offer, where you pay $X amount for Y amount of links.

    But, let's say hypothetically this gets quite big and I end up having a lot of customers. This means that I would be sending a whole lot of links out for all of these customers, in the order of thousands upon thousands of links.

    Can I get in any sort of trouble, legally speaking?

    What could I get in trouble for?

    Is there any sure-fire way to prevent any legal trouble for this type of service?

    Any input is appreciated!
     
  2. bakxos

    bakxos Regular Member

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    spam has nothing to do with blog comments and that is by definition. Spam is related to forms of marketing like sms, emails etc. You might get a complaint to be honest.

    Make sure that you what you do adds value to the blogs you comment on and that you are not spamming useless viagra comments and then you are on the safe side.
     
  3. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Well, I wouldn't be spamming sex related comments at all. The comments would likely just be generic comments, perhaps not directly relating to the niche but more of a general response.

    Yes, the typical "great blog mate, got some more links for further reading" or something to that effect. I would make it better and highly spun, but that is the general idea.

    All the blogs would be auto approve, so there would likely be little to no moderation at all - but I Just want to make sure that my customers would be on the safe side (and mainly me, since I am doing all of the 'spamming')
     
  4. popcrdom29

    popcrdom29 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I don't see how you can get into legal trouble. It's not illegal to use SB and the features that it offers.

    If you do a lot of spamming then you might get some complaints. Use it wisely and I'm sure you will do just for you and your potential customers.
     
  5. krzysiekz

    krzysiekz Senior Member

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    Well, I can certainly agree with that. I was just thinking, I will have an auto-approve lisr of blogs where I can drop links.

    The problem is, if I have 50 customers and drop all of their links onto those blogs, then the blogs might seem 'spammed' as each comment would have anchor text relating to their keyword etc so it wouldn't exactly look like a human posted it.