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Legal to use brand website as PBN?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by twpro, Jul 23, 2017.

  1. twpro

    twpro Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I've been building PBN's for awhile and came across one of the best scraped domains I've ever found.

    It's a major brand that everyone would know. They abandoned their website for some reason a couple years ago.

    For example KellogsNationwide.com

    Fair game to take it over? Or is this risky?

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  2. rickydzine

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    If it's trademarked then yea it'll be risky, but you can always 301 it to another domain and use that instead, don't pass up on it if you can get it for $10
     
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    What do you have to lose? If it's clean, take it. Worst case scenario you'll be - $10.
     
  4. twpro

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    Talking about takedown or lawsuit over trademark infringement from a massive company
     
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    Lawsuit? Nah. Takedown notice? maybe. If/When that happens, you take down the site and you're -$10.
     
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    You won't face a lawsuit unless you do something like try to create a replica of that company site to rip off people, as a pbn domain you'll probably fly under the radar
     
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    They will contact you first if they have problem with that, so no big deal. :)

    Just make sure it's actually a brand site, not just spammed fashion affiliate bullshit. :)
     
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  8. twpro

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    Thanks, yeah i checked literally everything, absolutely clean history. Okay thanks guys.