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Main competitor is calling me making threats...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by PeaceLoveSubmission1, Feb 5, 2013.

  1. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Basically he has a website, and my design is similar but not exactly the same, his is completely custom coded, mine is wordpress. There are similaritys but no way has it been copyied like he is suggested.

    He is threatening with a dcma takedown notice, can this be done?
     
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    take down is not possible and you should do reverse to him and send an message to your wordpress theme developer and tell he has violated copyrights.
     
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  3. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Hes jealous because im out ranking him, but he is doing alot better than me in terms of sales, the guy is a millionaire, I am making about 3-5 sales on that site a day and hes stressing me lol. Shouldn't he be worrying about where he is going on holiday next instead of hassling lil old me o.0
     
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    pokerjk Senior Member

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    I'm not expert on this but if you didn't copy his site then ignore his requests and block his calls, you have nothing to worry about :) Jealousy some people can not deal with ;)
     
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  5. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    He 's just trying to scare you, don't bite into it. And btw, I don't know any millionaires who spend their time threatening competitor sites that make 2-5 sales ;)
     
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    Did you copy any content especially verbiage? If not tell him to pound sand.
     
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    gypsyr0ad Regular Member

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    Some people are such a power trip that money isn't even a factor to them.
    They are never happy nor satisfied with what they have, they are too worried about what they don't have.

    Like someone else said, turn this around on him, and threaten him back.
     
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  8. steelballs

    steelballs BANNED BANNED

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    This seems like the guy is an archetypal plonker no less, maybe he will get the message if you send him a really polite friendly email, asking him to have intercourse with himself!

    You could be ribald and translate the above for him by adding - Go Fvck Yourself!:eek:
     
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  9. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Just did a dcma scan + tons of other plagerism checks and he is being ripped off by loads of other competitors and i am not one of them. Once they realised this they offered me £10k to buy the site. I could get alot more than that from flipper, its getting 700+ uniques per day and is paking around £2k per month so surely its worth atleast £20 k
     
  10. trustedfire9

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    just ignore him and continue spreading your site .......
    threat him you will hack/ddos his sites if he annoy you again
     
  11. JimmyWong

    JimmyWong Registered Member

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    £2k net or gross? Digital or physical goods?

    If they're willing to spend £10k, you could offer to sell it to them £20k straight up.

    Word of advise - make sure you're operation is legit. Tax etc. You can expect the will explore every route to close you down. i.e HMRC.
     
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    If you didn't actually copy anything at all then you've got absolutely nothing to worry about ;)
     
  13. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    Lol, he would probably report me to the police or something, wouldnt do that anyway, hes got way too much money to through around with courts etc
     
  14. PeaceLoveSubmission1

    PeaceLoveSubmission1 Regular Member

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    £2k net profit, its just a website i have on the side, its about 30 minutes work per day, all digital goods. I am a ltd company and registered for tax etc so im ok in regards to that.
     
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    This is incredibly stupid advice.
     
  16. trustedfire9

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    make sense when comment on other replies , i was kidding .