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Wares Linking Site And Porn???

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by three3s, Apr 15, 2009.

  1. three3s

    three3s Regular Member

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    Hi guys, hoping I can get a bit help with my current situation.

    I've just had my first porn site made which I don't actually put my own material on, I only embed videos from other large porn tube sites. Unfortunately after buying another years hosting with bluehost I saw a thread saying they don't allow any porn or gambling content etc to be hosted with them, I've still got 290 days with them :rolleyes:

    I'm also in the process of building a site which will provide links to movies and tv shows. It didn't mention anything about not being allowed to host that at bluehost but I'm pretty sure they wouldn't like it.

    I've got a few white hat marketing sites too on my bluehost shared hosting and don't know where I should go from here? If I tried to run the gauntlet and got caught with the porn site, what would happen? Would they take just that site down or all my sites? I take it a refund of my remaining time is out the question having paid up front?

    I checked out hostgator, they didn't seem to have anything saying porn sites were banned but they said warez sites are not tolerated. Does this mean hosting your own warez site or would linking to them be just as bad?

    Any advice appreciated,

    Thanks guys.
     
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  2. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    your a bit optimistic there, depending on your luck they can completely suspend your account and since your breaking the tos/aup so they dont have to refund you shit

    if your hosting porn and video sites consider at a minimum reseller level accounts, you are going to generate a lot of traffic quickly and a lot of hosts wont like that on small accounts

    warez sites - if you have a site with a ton of rapidshare links to warez and what not i imagine that would qualify as banned sites, knowing hostgator, probably torrent sites too, welcome to the world of generic crap hosts
     
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  3. three3s

    three3s Regular Member

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    thanks for the reply trophaeum,

    so do you think if i took down the porn site (i haven't promoted it at all so no damage done yet) and then said to bluehost I'm interested in hosting adult sites and moving my sites to another host, then would they refund the time I've got left? Or am I just stuck with the 290 days of hosting regardless?

    As for the warez site, i was basically going to just link to the sites that stream the films as opposed to actual file downloads. Would this be looked at differently than linking to actual rapidshare files?
     
  4. freelapse

    freelapse Junior Member

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    You're stuck with Blue. I hate them because of their crazy long contracts.

    It might be looked at differently, but I think you'd be better off with an offshore host.
     
  5. simey69

    simey69 Regular Member

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    Hiya,

    Adult/Porn is ok with hostgator - I've had sites hosted on my hostgator reseller account for over 3 years without any trouble.

    I'd guess that you're stuck with blue, if you explain as you describe, they'll just stick to their ToS - nothing to lose by asking though, they can only say no..

    Si
     
  6. garciabogard

    garciabogard Regular Member

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    your best bet would be to get an off shore dedicated server ;)
     
  7. three3s

    three3s Regular Member

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    cheers guys.