[wp-hackers] When shady people resell your work...

Daniel danielx386 at gmail.com
Tue Apr 22 02:49:15 UTC 2014

So are you going to take it further? That would be a good lesson to teach
Daniel Fenn

On Tue, Apr 22, 2014 at 12:42 PM, Dino Termini <dino at duechiacchiere.it> wrote:
> Hi all, just a quick update on this issue, for those who might want to go
> through the same process.
>  As suggested, we sent a few DMCA Takedown Notices to all the services
> involved.
> Once Mr. Blagodarskly (the guy who's selling our plugin) got a copy of those
> notices, he replied with a counter notice affidavit.
> Apparently, if he does that, our only option would be to seek "a court order
> to restrain the subscriber from engaging in infringing activity relating to
> the material on the service provider's system or network".
> Oh well...
> Dino.
> On 4/9/2014 8:39 AM, Ryan McCue wrote:
>> If they remove attribution, they're in violation of the license, so
>> their license is void.
>> If this is the case, here's what I'd do:
>> 1. Send them a DMCA request
>> 2. If they don't respond, send their host a DMCA request directly
>> 3. If *they* don't respond, send their registrar a DMCA request (they
>> probably won't do anything, but might contact the host and tell them to
>> respond)
>> 4. If nothing has happened still, send Google/etc DMCA requests to get
>> them removed from search results
>> ----
>> DMCA is the most powerful tool you have, but it only applies if they've
>> removed attribution. If they add attribution, unless there are other
>> license violations, you can't use the DMCA.
>> Also note: If your premium add-ons contain copyrighted resources (not
>> PHP, since that's covered by the GPL; images or CSS aren't automatically
>> though), you can also use that.
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