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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by xbotx, Dec 16, 2010.

  1. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    What if someone else bought a domain name using my name and put all sorts of crap up there about me? Lies and pics etc.

    The domain is registered in china and the hosting is in another country and anonymous.
     
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    dannyhw Senior Member

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    You just have to try to outrank it.
     
  3. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    Nothing else can be done legal action wise?

    Additionally I read somewhere a while back you can unlist sites in Google if you make the site look as though it has malware or a virus?
     
  4. dannyhw

    dannyhw Senior Member

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    If they were in the USA MAYBE you could go after them but in China, that's rough.

    I think you can only trip off the malware filters if you put some malicious code or drop links to attack sites on their pages.
     
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    bertbaby Elite Member

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    Did this happen to you or are you thinking about doing this? ;)
     
  6. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    Well the hosting might be in Europe and the domain registration is in China.

    Is there no legal action I can take against using my name or anything like that?
     
  7. pirondi

    pirondi Power Member

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    I dont know about legal actions...

    But you can make Web 2.0 and buy others domains do seo..and at least you can minimize the problem getting the first positions..
     
  8. xbotx

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    happening to a friend who asked me to remove it
     
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    you cant do it legally in china, hack it?? or buy him out
     
  10. xbotx

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    I see... so it's just out ranking, I cannot sue? What about the hosting company?
     
  11. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    If the owner/operator is in a country in which you can file a claim against then it doesnt' matter if it's hosted in a country you can't touch.

    For example if someone lives in the usa and they setup a business with offshore hosting, they are only protected if there isn't any way to track them down. If you can prove that the website is owned by a US citizen then you can still file a lawsuit. The court has no jurisdiction to force an overseas hosting company or registrar to do anything, but they can force the US owner to do something.

    If the individual used fake information to set everything up then there isn't much that can be done, but if you can track down who the actual owner is then it would be worth discussing the matter with a lawyer. If you do know who the owner is then a consultation with a lawyer is the best way to find out what course of action can be pursued. Even if you can do something, you'll also need to have the financial resources available to pursue it.
     
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  12. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    Great, thanks for the extremely useful information GreyWolf 10/10
     
  13. Sonat

    Sonat Junior Member

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    Make backlink for his site with porn anchor and i think google will deindex or try to get them to sandbox.
     
  14. GreyWolf

    GreyWolf Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    LOL.

    Well if that would work I bet there would be a lot less porn sites in the google serps.

    Google doesn't doesn't care when it comes to just indexing, it just doesn't want adsense on any porn sites.
     
  15. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    I know it's possible to de index sites somehow, very blackhat. This very site was listed on ripoff report and now... no trace....
     
  16. carlito

    carlito BANNED BANNED

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    some people here on BHW say that a comment blog blast with SB will send a site in the sandbox :p

    Time to verify this theory............
     
  17. xbotx

    xbotx Newbie

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    It would be good to find out, care to share the results? PM me.
     
  18. aakon7

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    If you know who started the site do the exact same thing to him just much much worse and then contact him and say you will take the site about him down if he does the same for you and then transfer the domains between you two lol that's what I would do. Otherwise buy some Xrummer blasts on fiverr to the negative site and see if it crashes, buy like 250k links.
     
  19. Patel

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    I dont worry about negative seo. I wouldn't be surprised if all of these people that are doing negative, end up benefiting their competitors after a update or something.
     
  20. Champenois

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    I'm sure NegSEO works, and I wouldn't hold out for things getting any better re. google