Tapatalk content duplication - copying all our site data

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  1. Malo

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    Just an FYI to you but Tapatalk is now further monetizing everyones content by duplicating your content on their own site and capturing seo for ad income.

    From a quick google

    https://www.tapatalk.com/topic/57581-30086

    This is something they added in July as an opt-out scenario. Just another in a series of dodgy moves by them over the years.

    https://blog.tapatalk.com/tapatalk-monetization-update/

    I don't even use them anymore and disabled my services and they still have a lot of my forum content on their site.
     
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    I'd also like to point out that "SENT FROM MY WHATSIT USING TAPATALK" might look small to you on your device but to the rest of us it's just as big as the content of your message. Please turn it off (apparently that is an option with the app). It's basically ad spam that makes B3D no money.
     
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    Its also funny how anything after "sent from" comes out small when reading on tapatalk, even if it was not part of the apps signature.
     
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    sent from So to troll Tapatalk users we can start each post with it? That's great.
     
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    I guess so.
    sent from but it works best if you write a self contained decoy sentence before it.
     
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    Thanks for this. I was unawares. I say fuck Tapatalk. I will be uninstaling it on my own forums.

    I hope Rys does likewise here.
     
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    Would be a shame. I really love the app and use it all the time. I checked my signature but I guess I had turned it off already earlier.
     
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    I have noticed a few people using it; It's mildly annoying, please disable the signature guys.

    SENT FROM TAPATALK.
     
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    Is it really any worse than:

    "The dwarf lives until we find a cock merchant...."
     
  10. Malo

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    :-D
     
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    No one should user an app from a company that is deliberately duplicating data on their own site. What they're doing is likely illegal, especially given they are display content from my site under the pretenses of this update even though I unpublished and removed my tapatalk plug in before the announcement.
     
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    Well at least Malo's dwarf cock is small and hardly noticable.

    (Im sorry)
     
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  13. Malo

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    If the signature is considered offensive, I'll remove it upon request. It's one of my favorite quotes from Game of Thrones.
     
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    Everyone knows you can only kill a dwarf by beating him to death with a male chicken

    SENT FROM MY P.C USING OPERA
     
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    :lol: This thread is going well.
     
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    Tapatalk sure incurs some serious privacy risks!

    SENT FROM DREAMCAST 2 PROTOTYPE USING AMD'S SECRET THIRD WIN
     
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    So apparently the option to turn this off is not available to me unless I reinstall my Tapatalk plugin and publish my site.... WTF

    What an atrocious company. No reply from their support either.
     
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    Tapatalk finally got back to me that they'd removed the content and the links are redirecting to my site, which I've confirmed.
     
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    Same here. I mostly read B3D during null time, like travelling or queuing.
     
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    Has @Rys seen this? I'm wondering what your opinion is of all the B3D content being duplicated on Tapatalk.com
     
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