Can I do anything about this?

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  1. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    My friend Carr sent me a link to this website where he found pictures of myself, as well as other friends of his on this racist website that just slanders people as 'anti-racist fags', 'niggers', etc.

    Link removed. -2005 Staff

    I don't know who these people are or who made this website but can they legally use a picture of myself without my permission?
     
  2. Valkysas

    Valkysas Attack Buffalo

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    Yes, they can. People have tried to sue a bunch of sites, like somethingawful and fatchicksinpartyhats to get their pics down, and it never works.

    Try threatening legal action anyways, they don't appear to be that smart, so they'd probably give in.

    Oh, wait. just found your picture on there (I think). That little comment? That can be considered slander, and you can take them on for that. you might not win, but you have a chance.
     
  3. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    If starwars kid can do it, why can't I?
     
  4. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    Perhaps you shouldn't actually provide the link to that place?
     
  5. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    Why?
     
  6. flamepanther

    flamepanther Interested, but not really

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    You might also want to find out if that site violates the ISP's terms of service. You'd be doing the world a huge favor if you just got the whole site shut down.
     
  7. drippy

    drippy is a freethinker.

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    Because slanderous and racist web sites shouldn't have their urls posted on this board?
     
  8. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    Evene when the point of this thread was to figure out if this was slander against myself and to see if I could get the site removed?
     
  9. Streck

    Streck <B><FONT COLOR="#FF0000">QED</B></FONT> Veteran

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    Yes. Regardless of the situation, that is simply not a link that we want to have present on our boards. Feel free to describe the site in detail, but please refrain from posting direct links or screenshots. Thanks.
     
  10. butz

    butz slippery when wet

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    Do the douchebags that run that site know you, or live around you or something? If not, I find it strange that your pics would somehow randomly be selected for this from all the possible pictures on the internet.
    If they do know you, or are from the area, I'd keep an eye out just in case these idiots decide to do more to harass you than posting slanderous crap on the internet (or worse yet, incite other idiots to do stuff).
     
  11. Triformis

    Triformis Insecticon Fanatic TFW2005 Supporter

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    Hey, Shipwreck, any way you could PM me the link? I think I better check and see if my pic's anywhere in sight. Thanks!
     
  12. Shipwreck

    Shipwreck Will smack your bitch

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    They way that I was made aware of this was that my friend Carr, who is an extreme punk kid with studded belts, etc. They posted pictures of his friends and myself and when his friends showed it to him he notcied I was on there so I'm assuming they were throughthing through his myspace and found my picture and added from there
     
  13. Dark_Convoy

    Dark_Convoy Old Bastard Veteran

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    Hey shipwreck, could you PM me a link to that site, I want to make sure no one I know is on there...
     
  14. Dalarsco

    Dalarsco Kickback=ROCK

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    What exactly does it say about you? If someone called me an "anti-racist fag" I'd thank him for the compliment and then at least attempt to break his face. In this case the best route is try to scare them with threats of legal action and notify the hosts of the site of the content.
     
  15. Tfgraveyard

    Tfgraveyard Not a Fan of the Fans

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    Me too, if possible.
     
  16. Seth Buzzard

    Seth Buzzard R.I.P. Buzzbeak Content Contributor

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    Libel, slander is spoken.

    I would do as was already suggested and alert the ISP, see if you can get the whole site shut down at the source.
     
  17. Optimus_Prime84

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    send me the link i want to see what it about i dont understand
     
  18. Streck

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    Okay guys, if you want Shipwreck to PM you the link, PM him directly instead of making the request in here. Thanks.
     
  19. Rodimus Prime

    Rodimus Prime Sola Gratia, Sola Fide TFW2005 Supporter

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    Are they linking DIRECTLY to your pictures, or hosting them themselves? If they are linking to pictures you have hosted somewhere.. there's much fun to be had there.
     
  20. butz

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    Hey, theres nothing funner than reading a whole thread of "could you PM me a link"s. :wink: 

    So these losers are just going through random Myspace photos, judging people as being "anti-racist" and posting the pics on their site to trash? This is pretty bad coming from a huge nerd like me, but those guys really need to get a life.
     

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