Is It Legal To Flip Sites That Have Priced Plugins?

Discussion in 'Site Flipping' started by hellohellosharp, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. hellohellosharp

    hellohellosharp Power Member

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    I have a cracked version of SEO-Pressor and an Elegant theme on the wordpress site. Will I run into legal trouble for selling this? Or can I include it on the sales page?:D
     
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    Man don't be silly. Of course you can run into issues if you do either of what you propose.

    Sell it and the buyer finds he's got a cracked version and he'll be pissed.

    Disclose you are selling a cracked version and most likely a flippa competitor will snitch you out to the copyright holder and get your auction taken down.

    Wtih that said, I think hundreds of listings are using nulled templates and plugins. Others are selling sites with plugins that can't be distributed without a developer's license. I ran into such a problem myself. I had a VA building blogs and the SOB threw my WP-robot on sites he listed. Next thing I've got emails pouring in where his buyers are trying to update MY WP-robot PLUGIN. Needless to say the VA is now looking for a job.

    So now you know. Take the risk or do it right but at least you know what to expect.
     
  3. Mountaineer

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    Of course you could get into trouble. As soon as they find out, they will file a chargeback request and you will be screwed anyways.
     
  4. dragonworks

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    Well, i am not sure, if you get into problem or not. But i am sure your buyer knows you are selling a copy of which you do not have license. Because, you are not modifying anything, and the buyer can easily google it, and can find original theme site :)
     
  5. JasonZ10

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    If you're selling the site for a decent amount, just buy the real elegant themes, and SEO Professor right before you give it to them if you feel it's necessary.