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ColoCrossing threatens to sue vpsBoard

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We all know vpsBoard is a blog guys.

It's a blog where I upload my breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Like the other day, I had a sandwich.  The sandwich was a ham sandwich.  

Was pretty good, but the meat was a bit dry. 

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There is so much irony... so much...

To complain about a legitimate review and bad customer experience that many of us lived through and saw situation mature... That's problematic to just make it go away, cause it was all true.  Don't want negative reviews and accounts of fails, then stop being abusive to customers, stop hoarding cash when you fail, start acting competent and being responsive to customers.

The irony is this: crap company ColoCrossing engages in simultaneously writing and having wrote (paid shill deal) fake reviews.  

I'll split this off to a new thread later on.

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5 hours ago, HalfEatenPie said:

We all know vpsBoard is a blog guys.

It's a blog where I upload my breakfast, lunch, and dinner. 

Like the other day, I had a sandwich.  The sandwich was a ham sandwich.  

Was pretty good, but the meat was a bit dry. 

Thank you for protecting your neighbors from el jihadis.  Pork keeps the hood healthy.  Helps keep you in the right data center too.

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As promised, my followup about reviews and what CC should be mad about: THEMSELVES and THEIR CONDUCT:

 

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Late to the party 

But looking at IN Law the the Statutes of limitations has ran out so tell them to pound sand. 

You have proof in the post CVPS_Chris  A CC employee commented on the post  January 27, 2014

I'm sure they can find a sleazy lawyer to take their money and hassle you so if they do I will donate to the Man dude legal fund 

   

 

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3 hours ago, lowesthost said:

I will donate to the Man dude legal fund

not like they have a case (or rather not further than 1-2 court instances), but same :)

 

 

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On June 17, 2016 at 10:06 AM, MannDude said:

I have not yet heard back from Greg. I emailed him back 2 days ago. EDIT: And yes, the subject of the email was literally, "Request to remove Libelous Blog String-VPS Board"

These may be silly questions, but:

Are you sure that this letter came from ColoCrossing?

Have you confirmed that Greg has the legal authority to speak on their behalf in regards to this matter? 

A company I once worked for signed a contract with a very large, well-known conglomerate. The signatory for the conglomerate was a Senior Vice President (I forget his exact title). Later when things were not working out for the conglomerate and they wanted to back out of the contract, they claimed that the Senior VP did not have the legal authority to sign the contract. It was bizarre, to say the least.

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8 hours ago, vpsadm said:

These may be silly questions, but:

Are you sure that this letter came from ColoCrossing?

Have you confirmed that Greg has the legal authority to speak on their behalf in regards to this matter? 

Yes to both questions.  The "Director of Business Development and Contracts" appears to have sent the email with the full knowledge of the company President Biloh.  MannDude posted a copy of the email on LET (in the Cestpit, not accesible to non LET members so I'm reposting it here) and the headers did show it was sent from them.  He also posted on WHT that " Jon Biloh himself hit me up on Skype to inform me that I was contacted by Gregory Clark of Colocrossing."

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^^I'll admit that I chuckled when I looked at that because they are forced to use Google Apps as their mail server because the IP reputations in their spammy network are so bad..."dig colocrossing.com mx"  :)

edited to add: I just noticed the idiotic confidential legal disclaimer in that email which is further proof that we're dealing with tards.  Disclaimers like that are legally meaningless and no court would enforce them because you can't unilaterally impose a contractual agreement on another party.

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22 hours ago, vpsadm said:

These may be silly questions, but:

Are you sure that this letter came from ColoCrossing?

Have you confirmed that Greg has the legal authority to speak on their behalf in regards to this matter? 

A company I once worked for signed a contract with a very large, well-known conglomerate. The signatory for the conglomerate was a Senior Vice President (I forget his exact title). Later when things were not working out for the conglomerate and they wanted to back out of the contract, they claimed that the Senior VP did not have the legal authority to sign the contract. It was bizarre, to say the least.

It definitely came from them. Jon Biloh himself initiated a conversation with me on Skype to request I respond promptly to the email. See the screenshot that I posted on LowEndTalk when it came up in the CestPit that @DomainBop shared in this thread as well as the screenshot below:

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I asked Jon on LET to respond to the claim and verify that what I am saying is true or untrue, he has decided not to respond. I don't think it's necessary, the information I've provided is proof enough. I have no interest in antagonizing him or Greg Clark of Colocrossing / HudsonValleyHost for a formal response to this, as their silence speaks louder than anything they could say about the matter.

 

 

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Tell him you'll barter.

You'll remove the review when I get to OC spray Biloh and put the video out here.

I'll bring the spray.  I have some special stuff he'll enjoy.

:)

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To be honest, what they say about this situation we can then say the same for LowEndTalk.  

LET has some users who dislike vpsBoard (and that's perfectly fine).  But in a similar way they're accusing vpsBoard of being liable for libel you can also suggest LowEndTalk is for vpsBoard.  I've seen posts before by members of LET who says crap about it but you don't see us going to Biloh and saying "Take that down right now!"  

Let it all settle.  This is old news/business.  It's not my concern anymore and really shouldn't be anyone else's concern.  It's all water under the bridge and while yeah we don't have high regards for each other, I'm perfectly content with just leaving it alone.

 

Unless Biloh is so scared of "some small blog".  I thought these ColoCrossing guys acted all tough and big-time?  I thought they didn't even care?  Now they care?  Pfft.  Ok. 

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1 hour ago, HalfEatenPie said:

Let it all settle.  This is old news/business.  It's not my concern anymore and really shouldn't be anyone else's concern.  It's all water under the bridge and while yeah we don't have high regards for each other, I'm perfectly content with just leaving it alone.

Unless Biloh is so scared of "some small blog".  I thought these ColoCrossing guys acted all tough and big-time?  I thought they didn't even care?  Now they care?  Pfft.  Ok. 

It's simple, like I've said, that legitimate customer experience / review is showing up in their sales department.  Preventing leads from converting into sales.  Can't go from $6 mil last year to $12 mil this year so easily having to sell honest and clean.

Biloh is also OCD.

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it isn't libel if it's true

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While I hope and personally think this will amount to nothing, Its never fun to be threatened with legal action.

Just remember there is no substitute for actual legal advice, see a solicitor or a legal advice clinic. With a solicitor, it shouldn't be that expensive (all things considered) to shoot it down. The costs of being wrong are quite high when it comes to the law.

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On June 16, 2016 at 8:31 AM, KnownHost-Jonathan said:

Maybe I'll sue them for the spam that comes out of their network at me all the time causing great mental distress?

LOL

 

If every user that has had this issue did this they would go crazy with all the legal responses they would have to do. 

 

 

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I wonder how you (curtis) will be legally held liable for a "libelous" review made by another person. You run an open forum hence you do not control the content posted around here. Yes, there might not have been an authenticity check on the review before allowing it to be posted, but that is never a requirement in running a forum.

 

Can someone please enlighten me with regards to the legal basis for charging someone with libel? In this case, is curtis to be held any liable?

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On 2016-06-16 at 2:17 PM, tmzVPS-Daniel said:

I think they simply want attention, since Dr Mike stopped working on them a few months ago :). This was enough to get him started again haha.

@drmike is just jealous that they didn't excerpt a passage from his rigorous book-length critique of ColoCrossing.

On the contrary, it was the devastating and inimitable ~5 sentence review from leading vpsBoard forums poster @love4cars4234 that proved to be the greatest cause for concern.

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