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Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by natr0n, Aug 7, 2014.

  1. natr0n

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    According to Guru3d the Chinese website is currently in the process of removing all the pirated articles.
     
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    Not much you can do with these sites, for everything hosted in western countries, just send a DMCA complaint to their hosting company and it'll be gone in like a day (the letters are even respected by hosters outside US)
     
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    I know, just wanted to inform
     
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    It's not exactly uncommon even outside China.
     
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    yes but the Chinese perfected it.
     
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    "Perfected".
     
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    Not the first time this crap has happened, nor will it be the last.
     
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    The Chinese learned it from the Japanese. The Chinese haven't quite caught up to the Japanese yet, thank Buddha. lol
     
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    There's a popular ddos site on the darknet
    it got a botnet too
     
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    it reminds me of many local blogs that the content just copy and paste from somewhere, full of ads
    since its from internet its easy for anyone just copy and paste the content to get higher visitor
     
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    NOT THE SORT OF POST THAT'S ACCEPTABLE HERE
    Your implying that members or people that read your post take Illegal action

    THE COPYRIGHT HOLDER MAY FILE A LEGAL DMCA TAKEDOWN NOTICE IF COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT IS COMMITED

    http://www.wikihow.com/Write-a-DMCA-Take-Down-Request
     
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    It's in china it doesn't have to take any notice of DMCA requests
     
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    Apparently China is getting Better at complying with DMCA Takedown notices

    WTO and sanctions (or the Threat of sanctions ) do have an effect
     
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    The worst is that fashaoyou site is placing its own watermarks on the pictures that are actually made by the staff from TechPowerUp; it's like those pictures are their own. I would say TechPowerUp should put their own watermarks to protect their reviews and pictures in the TPU reviews.

    Perhaps some watermarks that are difficult to remove by using photoshop tools without to be too distracting (e.g. small/transparent watermark on the CPU cooler with the most details, e.g. place it over the fins or on the shiny or brushed heatsink/block. It would be funny if there's a reflection of crazyeyesreaper (the original reviewer of the CPU coolers at TPU) on those shiny CPU coolers, so people could see that the photos aren't made by this particular Chinese "pirate" tech review website.
     
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    i would take it as a compliment myself w1z :)
     
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    Please no I use TPU GPU PCB shots to make Vmod guides on my blog(yes I do cite TPU as the source). If there's a great big stonking watermark on it would ruin them.
     
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    thanks! and that's the reason we don't add annoying watermarks.

    anyone know of an email address where i can send my dmca to?
     
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    If that doesn't work then this is where you can leave a message to the staff. You may have to use Google Translate to translate the message to Chinese.

    http://www.fashaoyou.net/Gbook.asp
     
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    Even the most sincere form of flattery is insulting. @W1zzard ... just my opinion but watermarks would be welcomed.
     
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    Are they just stealing Crazy's reviews? I guess they are starting from the bottom and working up. :nutkick:
     
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    China caught with something stolen, news at 11.
     
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