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Date: 10/01/09 01:00 PM

70 Responses to Remove Your Site From Google or I’ll Sue [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18939 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:12 pm
    Link: Remove Your Site From Google or I’ll Sue - Having a website can be frustrating sometimes, but you got to let somethings go.
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    RyanHake Male 18-29
    2690 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:17 pm
    Oh this is priceless.
  3. Profile photo of Miquaight
    Miquaight Female 18-29
    129 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:19 pm
    I work in SEO - this is the answer! Why didn`t I think of it before!

    *Goes into Work from home program...*

  4. Profile photo of krabkat
    krabkat Female 18-29
    1261 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:21 pm
    uh...wha? So now there`s going to be lawsuits `cuz people use keywords for their sites incorrectly? Internets are so testy!
  5. Profile photo of GVP
    GVP Female 18-29
    507 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:27 pm
    Because you can really sue someone for being higher than you on a Google search. -_-"
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    speedy_3909 Male 13-17
    360 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:31 pm
    Maybe if he would have used proper grammar.
  7. Profile photo of Slmmhmmr161
    Slmmhmmr161 Male 18-29
    606 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:32 pm
    HAHAHA... Engrish businesses are cute.
  8. Profile photo of gorgack2000
    gorgack2000 Male 13-17
    4682 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:32 pm
    Yeah, have fun suing someone for not doing anything illegal.
  9. Profile photo of blk954
    blk954 Male 30-39
    182 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:32 pm
    There are a couple of hints this moron should have received before posting his email:

    1. Learn to type English better - you sound like your not very educated.

    2. Learn the law. You don`t have a leg to stand on in ANY court.

  10. Profile photo of evanking
    evanking Male 18-29
    689 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:42 pm
    "you sound like your not very educated"

    the end.

  11. Profile photo of danagamer
    danagamer Male 30-39
    701 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:46 pm
    lets all write an email to [email protected] and thank him for helping us laugh again!
  12. Profile photo of phirephoto
    phirephoto Male 30-39
    329 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:48 pm
    evanking: You beat me to it.

    I love the people who say "your an idiot".

  13. Profile photo of edana42
    edana42 Female 50-59
    2509 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:48 pm
    hey blk954

    "...you sound like your not very educated."

    it`s you`re

  14. Profile photo of ScottSerious
    ScottSerious Male 18-29
    5316 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:49 pm
    joshpowell is currently away
  15. Profile photo of edana42
    edana42 Female 50-59
    2509 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:50 pm
    oh, forgot, bahahahahaha
  16. Profile photo of nettech98
    nettech98 Male 50-59
    1043 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 1:52 pm
    Just a discussion point here... Haven`t looked up any regs or laws... BUT...

    What if a dry cleaner on the south end of town started advertising... cars? They run ads, their website has the keywords, and when you look up in the yellow pages under cars, there they are. Not only are they there, but somehow they managed to get that nice bold listing. And they`re listed first in the newsapaper as a car dealer.

    There`s only one other car dealer in town. The real one. He`s up north and has spent a lot of time and money on advertising, market analysis, mailings, etc. But somehow the cleaners gets all the attention. Most people go there first, only to find out it`s not true. Some of those people look again, some of those people say "I`m not buying a car in this town!"

    Is it false advertising? Deception? Actionable?

    I welcome your thoughts... (My analogy may not be `all that`, but you get the idea...)

  17. Profile photo of vorpalsword
    vorpalsword Male 18-29
    1452 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:11 pm
    lol i bet this was from those posers at iamboredr.com ,what a fail site
  18. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
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    October 1, 2009 at 2:15 pm
    Dude nettech, if I want to buy a car (or whatever) I wouldn`t just pop into the first site I see and that`s it. I would compare prices, values, etc. If I notice that the site in question does not sell cars at all, I would just move to the next one.
    Seriously, who says: "Uhm, I think I`ll buy a car on the Internet. Yeah, the first site in the Google results page should do. *clicks* Oh, they don`t sell cars. Well, no car for me I guess! *shuts down computer*"
  19. Profile photo of Vhreio
    Vhreio Male 30-39
    506 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:18 pm
    Clearly he didn`t optimise his site that well if a non-related site ranks higher on google than his own one.
  20. Profile photo of Linkenberger
    Linkenberger Male 18-29
    1164 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:19 pm
    Nettech, I understand your anology, but internet marketing is an entirely different realm alltogether. Most of what`s on the internet is fake. That`s why you always assume a female character on World of Warcraft is a man, why you call "SHOPPED" on most of the pics you see, and why you look at more than one site if you`re buying something online.

    If a person went through all the trouble to travel to a dry cleaners to buy a car, I can understand your point. But on "Teh Internetz", another store is just a click away. Which is why this person so upset at being "Number 2" on a google search seems anal.

  21. Profile photo of LunerFox
    LunerFox Female 13-17
    36 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:23 pm
    ....Im still Bored. B(
  22. Profile photo of BunnyNaku
    BunnyNaku Female 18-29
    5224 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:26 pm
    wow..
  23. Profile photo of nettech98
    nettech98 Male 50-59
    1043 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:28 pm
    Point taken, but it still stinks of `false advertising`. Google actually has guidelines (as I`m sure all engines do) that deal with this:

    "Avoid tricks intended to improve search engine rankings. A good rule of thumb is whether you`d feel comfortable explaining what you`ve done to a website that competes with you. Another useful test is to ask, `Does this help my users? Would I do this if search engines didn`t exist?`"

    While it may not be illegal (false advertising certainly is), it may well be against Google`s acceptable criteria for ranking. The guy probably has recourse with Google to remove the site from that particular search result...

  24. Profile photo of sixthlegion
    sixthlegion Male 18-29
    10 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 2:59 pm
    Nettech makes a valid point. However, the person that sent the email did it in a very poor stance. Take it up with google or send a professional email. Not a whiny threat to sue with no bases.
  25. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 3:14 pm
    Dear Google, I demand that you remove anyone from your search engine with the name Rick because that`s my name and those others aren`t me.
  26. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 3:21 pm
    > nettech98
    > What if a dry cleaner on the south end of town started advertising... cars?

    You deal with it and stop whining. A business can advertise, buy or sell whatever it wants, its not limited to a "core" product. If it is making blatantly untrue advertising claims though, such as saying it sells cars when it actually doesn`t, you can sue for false advertising under the Trade Practices/Trade Descriptions Act (Oz) or equivalent local law, or complain to Dept Consumer Affairs and Fair Trading (again, or your local equivalent).

    Ultimately though, too many people think they can sue when they can`t - in any civil suit, you have to prove personal injury, loss or disadvantage. Since the laundry didn`t actually sell any cars, the Judge would determine that your business was in no way impacted negatively.

  27. Profile photo of sixthlegion
    sixthlegion Male 18-29
    10 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 3:25 pm
    Lionhart I think you`re missing the ball on the argument here.

    Nattechs last post acknowledges that it isn`t illegal. He does show it being against google`s guidelines so they might have issues with it. Both of your last statements were pretty far off the mark.

  28. Profile photo of Lionhart2
    Lionhart2 Male 40-49
    8306 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 3:55 pm
    > sixthlegion

    At least I got his frikkin name right.

  29. Profile photo of send55
    send55 Male 13-17
    318 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 4:19 pm
    dam that person has a lot of spam i dont think he/she know that there is a delete all spam now button on gmail
  30. Profile photo of Dfaulted
    Dfaulted Male 13-17
    1920 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 4:23 pm
    The person who sent that is a jackass
  31. Profile photo of Bigbadwolf
    Bigbadwolf Male 18-29
    335 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 4:25 pm
    lol chillax, kids
  32. Profile photo of daisymae6580
    daisymae6580 Female 30-39
    33 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:08 pm
    As someone who works at a web design business, this is beyond hilarious, and I would completely not put it past a client to do something like this.
  33. Profile photo of Wazpoppin9
    Wazpoppin9 Male 18-29
    71 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:10 pm
    what an idiot...lolz
  34. Profile photo of eezle
    eezle Male 18-29
    89 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:15 pm
    now I want to know what the word was
  35. Profile photo of Enchilada
    Enchilada Female 70 & Over
    931 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:46 pm
    I LOL`d
  36. Profile photo of sweetrebelnc
    sweetrebelnc Female 18-29
    847 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:54 pm
    so much stuff was bleeped out i dont really know what they were talking about...
  37. Profile photo of Negative_One
    Negative_One Male 30-39
    2583 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 5:56 pm
    I`m sure there is a lawyer who would take the case, sadly.
    Also, emailsfromcrazypeople.com is a very funny site.
  38. Profile photo of LazyMe484
    LazyMe484 Male 18-29
    10441 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 6:08 pm

    now I want to know what the word was

    Me too.

  39. Profile photo of Lucem
    Lucem Male 18-29
    92 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 7:14 pm
    "now i want to know what the word was"

    i bet it was something drated up like guro

  40. Profile photo of reor
    reor Male 13-17
    36 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 7:42 pm
    http://www.adityaspeaks.com/

    so Im guessing its something to do with a internet marketing buzz word or something...

  41. Profile photo of britt566
    britt566 Female 18-29
    2290 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 8:58 pm
    What. A. F*cking. Retard.
  42. Profile photo of ImTakingOver
    ImTakingOver Male 18-29
    388 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 10:02 pm
    internet doesnt work that way lol
  43. Profile photo of Gomay
    Gomay Male 13-17
    690 posts
    October 1, 2009 at 10:35 pm
    I`m pretty sure he just doesn`t want to be #2
  44. Profile photo of boogersunite
    boogersunite Male 13-17
    197 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 12:27 am
    i think bono is just trying to keep things teh way tehy should be
  45. Profile photo of LandoGriffin
    LandoGriffin Male 30-39
    3844 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 12:27 am
    This can`t be real. The only comeback for this would be to say "No, YOU remove YOUR site from Google!" It is so strange that they are saying that they "optimized" their site to be #1 and now they are mad that they are #2 - then I guess you will just have to "opitmize" a little better!

    Our friend Singh has just as much right to be #1 on Google as anyone else.

    For that matter, on what grounds would the #2 site sue them? I hate it when people go around saying they want to sue this person or that but don`t have any actual legal reason to do so.

  46. Profile photo of SlasherCount
    SlasherCount Male 13-17
    22 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 12:43 am
    Huge moron.
  47. Profile photo of teiso
    teiso Female 18-29
    674 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 12:53 am
    They need to get some perspective on life and realise that they have no grounds to sue, however, it is both impolite and annoying to use a keyword to get higher on google when your site has nothing to do with that keyword. Not so much for other sites trying to get higher, but for people who are looking for things related to said keyword and just get a bunch of stuff completely unrelated.

    You kind of just look like a douche when you make such a big deal out of it, though.

  48. Profile photo of rgsupergrove
    rgsupergrove Male 18-29
    899 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:04 am
    hahah #2
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    rgsupergrove Male 18-29
    899 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:07 am
    I found this on the guy http://www.propeller.com/member/singhadi...
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    rgsupergrove Male 18-29
    899 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:08 am
    and his name is Aditya Kumar Singh (http://digg.com/users/codematics)
  51. Profile photo of k10josumm
    k10josumm Male 18-29
    432 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:15 am
    lol for some reason i think this guys asian. is the name singh asian?
  52. Profile photo of Nidonemo
    Nidonemo Male 18-29
    9308 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:25 am
    Silly human, the internet cannot hear you! :D
  53. Profile photo of GRadde
    GRadde Male 18-29
    2556 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:29 am
    >k10josumn
    If rqsupergrove is right, then I guess you just turned to be correct also.

    Cakes all `round.

  54. Profile photo of Batmanners
    Batmanners Male 18-29
    4006 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 4:43 am
    The fact that everything is blurred out is rendered completely obsolete when the guy`s e-mail address, which happens to be his name, is displayed.

    Also, if only the address were blurred out and the full text shown, it would have been easier to read, and probably a lot funnier.

  55. Profile photo of cha3370
    cha3370 Female 18-29
    89 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 5:58 am
    His niche business can`t be doing well if he`s resorting to threatening to sue over the use of similar key words
  56. Profile photo of xxPinkxx
    xxPinkxx Female 18-29
    3829 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 6:00 am
    dying to know what the keyword was for this
  57. Profile photo of Squareknot
    Squareknot Male 18-29
    22 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 6:28 am
    I love how he think he owns the internet :\. I also love how sue-happy our country has become.
  58. Profile photo of clever-chan
    clever-chan Female 18-29
    345 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 6:32 am
    Am I the only person who noticed that the address not blurred is the recipient who most likely posted this on the internet so everyone could lawl with him? Everyone`s trying to track him down when he isn`t the douche who sent it...
  59. Profile photo of rifter
    rifter Male 30-39
    282 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 6:53 am
    This reminds me of a lawsuit a while back from a guy to a website owner. He admitted that he hotlinked a pic off the website and wanted it put back up because it was a main point of his site. He, in effect, stole the image and was upset that it disappeared.
  60. Profile photo of blubonx6
    blubonx6 Female 18-29
    116 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 9:46 am
    Sue-happy? Maybe your buisness is failing for other reasons and now you must compensate buy sueing?? Sad, very sad.
  61. Profile photo of crucifyed4us
    crucifyed4us Male 18-29
    63 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 10:43 am
    Not sure on the legal precedence of that one...let`s check with a lawyer!
  62. Profile photo of Mikeado
    Mikeado Male 18-29
    2159 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 11:11 am
    Well if a "jedi" is going to sue Tesco for not letting him wear a hood, then sueing someone over a petty internet matter isn`t that wierd.
  63. Profile photo of abby0315
    abby0315 Female 30-39
    1248 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 1:13 pm
    I bet the keyword is....SUE.
  64. Profile photo of WeenieDog
    WeenieDog Male 13-17
    180 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 2:57 pm
    Remove the I-A-B watermark from the picture on your website and provide source or emailsfromcrazypeople.com will sue you.
  65. Profile photo of slayer50515
    slayer50515 Male 18-29
    988 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 10:04 pm
    LOL someone forgot to black out his name and his friends!
    "Aditya Singh"
    Way to go!
  66. Profile photo of tlshaman
    tlshaman Male 13-17
    378 posts
    October 2, 2009 at 11:52 pm
    what a dick
  67. Profile photo of pui
    pui Female 18-29
    3574 posts
    October 3, 2009 at 5:16 am
    If it really does not relate to that keyword at all, it wouldn`t be ranked higher than his site. Learn you some SEO.
  68. Profile photo of FelanSlvr
    FelanSlvr Female 18-29
    232 posts
    October 5, 2009 at 9:31 pm
    I would be shocked if any attorney accepted that case. You can copyright names but now words found in the dictionary. Pathetic.
  69. Profile photo of STDCarriers
    STDCarriers Male 18-29
    1 post
    October 20, 2009 at 2:48 am
    HaHa, nice - I`ll sue you for being better than me.

    I get crap like this all the time, but it`s more like "I found out someone listed me as having Genital Warts on you website when I (my friend, my boss, etc.) Googled my name. Then if a post gets removed for some TOU violation they blame me for still being on Google.

    It`s surprising how many people don`t know that Google determines their listings by copying random information and that webmasters are not responsible for what content from their sites end up on search engines, how it is displayed, or where it ranks.

  70. Profile photo of MetalicDemon
    MetalicDemon Male 18-29
    1485 posts
    November 28, 2009 at 11:31 am
    what a fart

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