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Twitter lawsuit. Are we safe?

Discussion in 'YouTube' started by PinkyX, Apr 8, 2012.

  1. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    What do you guys think? If twitter wins, I guess we can't feel safe anymore - especialy SpK :I
     
  2. GiftGuru

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    You won't hear anything more about it. It will all be resolved hush hush by an SF mediator.
     
  3. GeeWhiz#1

    GeeWhiz#1 Junior Member

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    This in regards to people using Twitter trademarked named within there domains?
     
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    @GeeWhiz#1 the major lawsuits going on are against the spamming software. However it's obvious that you can get in trouble by using a trademarked domain name.
     
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  5. pofigy

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    So xrumer will be in trouble?..
     
  6. The_Clarkey

    The_Clarkey Junior Member

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    Ah I see, I'm not disproving what you're saying but how can spammers be prosecuted with a lawsuit for spamming? Thing's are getting more strict for us BlackHatters...
     
  7. PinkyX

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    It's not exactly for spamming, its for the $ that the companies have to spend to take actions against the spammers ie. they have to ban your accounts, improve their anti spam algorithm etc. + by spamming twitter, fb and youtube you're ruining the user experience, and the users stop using the site because of the spam.

    That's what this lawsuit is about.
     
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  8. izSpK

    izSpK BANNED BANNED

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    Give me 1 reason to not feel safe? :p
     
  9. pofigy

    pofigy Power Member

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    When you got unbanned in BHW? :240:
     
  10. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    Because google could take the same path as twitter
     
  11. izSpK

    izSpK BANNED BANNED

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    So sending real views is against Terms of Service now, right? :)
     
  12. PinkyX

    PinkyX Power Member

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    I'm in no way trying to be against you here my friend.

    But I had bots that you've created in mind. Also, uploading lots of videos on youtube (spamming offers with em) is against TOS and is very simmiliar to spamming tweets with offers.

    just saying.
     
  13. izSpK

    izSpK BANNED BANNED

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    None of my tools are available and working on the internet, so I don't worry. I have disabled them all ages ago. I think you're referring to the bots on the BST board which is not created by me ;)
     
  14. Emily Osment

    Emily Osment Newbie

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    Just another scare tactic Twitter is trying to use on the bullpoop spammers. Any spammer with half a mind shouldn't be concerned by this in the slightest. Pumped over 275,000 tweets since 2010 and I don't plan on stopping just cause Twitter feels the need to caress my balls.
     
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  15. Orbit143

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    Why would we not be safe? AFAIK sending spam messages on twitter is not illegal, so we have nothing to worry about. The biggest problem right now is TA not working :(
     
  16. sapo

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    I dont even know what is being talked about put a source link. I am not in the twitter biz but like to keep up on this type of thing, needless to say i will google this after i post lol
     
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    When you create an account on Twitter you agree to a TOS and that is legally binding.

    They're suing based on that if I'm not mistaken.
     
  18. honzarox

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    But you dont sign the TOS of Twitter when you build a bot/software. If this was about accepting the TOS, then the blame should be passed on to the users...

    IMO its more of a scare tactic. U have a corporation worth Billions go after someone small. Just the power behind the name will make u shit your pants and hault selling anymore. That will in turn get that corporation what they want, and htey dont have to spend bigger bucks on dealing with more spam etc etc etc
     
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  19. Emily Osment

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    Go to the wired site and add this to the end of the link; /epicenter/2012/04/twitter-spam-lawsuit/

     
  20. BigBadWolff

    BigBadWolff Regular Member

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    lol there will always be a way to hide your identity and spam these websites.
    Theres nothing they can do but make there systems tighter which forces us to
    become more intelligent about our ways to sneak through the loopholes.

    We dont become more stupid by them trying to stop spammers, we become
    smarter thus everything they do to stop us only makes us stronger lol
     
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