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Internet Brands claims against XenForo

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Jarod, Oct 4, 2010.

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  1. Jarod

    Jarod Active Member

    http://www.vbulletin.com/forum/show...-claims-against-Xenforo&p=2050616#post2050616
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  2. Andy.N

    Andy.N Well-Known Member

    WTF
    This could not be at a worse time. They want to stop the sales planned for tomorrow.

    It's one of the trick by the big companies trying to bully the small companies that they feel threatened.

    XenForo will not give in to this bully tactic.
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  3. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    Internet Brands reached the line, but now they've crossed it :(
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  4. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

  5. cedivad

    cedivad Active Member

    *****
    i want to download my beta tomorrow.
  6. Sagar

    Sagar Active Member

    Excellent :mad:, I was expecting this would happen, but the timing is interesting..
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  7. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    I would rather wait and download it later than getting Mike 'n Kier in troubles...
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  8. g0rn

    g0rn Well-Known Member

    Yeah, announcing that a day before sales start is definitely an awful behavior.
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  9. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    What proof do they have?
  10. JulianD

    JulianD Well-Known Member

    $%$%# THEM! I'm selling my license now!
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  11. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    None, they "believe" this is --'

    Also, the one day before sale is really, really pissing me off. Why not earlier? :S
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  12. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    Well, they base it on copyright, yet they have not seen the code.
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  13. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    Indeed. The "base it"... Kier 'n Mike started from scratch, and of course there will be a few things in there that look like vBulletin, because there's no other possible way!
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  14. Sagar

    Sagar Active Member

    It shows their lack of confidence in fighting it out in market...

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  15. Didzi

    Didzi Active Member

    Looks like Internet Brands are trying to spoil the opening day for the XenForo staff.
    I think the definition of the word Jealous should be changed in the dictionary.
    Ben Davis, 'Daz Smith, D.O.A. and 4 others like this.
  16. cedivad

    cedivad Active Member

    I think if they did nothing wrong (witch is what i suppose) releasing the software tomorrow or the next year changes nothing.
    But, if they copied something (i really can't get how IB can claims so, if they didn't looked at the source code) they are still in time to change it.

    After this, tomorrow i will buy 2 copies instead of one. I'm sure i will use it sometime soon. Maybe another ex-vb convert.
  17. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    Indeed, but that's why I rather want to wait. If they did, which I don't think. I really don't want them to get in trouble.
  18. Brandon

    Brandon Active Member

    Definitely buying tomorrow. Internet Brands has removed all doubts in my mind.
    erich37, Eric J., chousho and 4 others like this.
  19. Sagar

    Sagar Active Member

    Basically they are threatened by XF and trying all means to to stop it eating their supposedly market share
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  20. Vincent

    Vincent Well-Known Member

    To be honest, I also think that's the reason :S
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