That was me. Your signature was so large that I honestly couldn't tell that it was a real post and looked 100% like spam. The short rule is that if you don't want to be treated like spam, don't look like spam, I guess.
The link in your signature contains resources that are not freely and legally available, so I have to ask you to remove them or your account will be closed again.
Joined: Jul 15, 2008
Originally posted by David O'Meara: The link in your signature contains resources that are not freely and legally available
I was wondering what you mean by free and legal here. If you were speaking about the video search technology here, for building these pages, I used Truveo as the underlying technology and using and building such pages with Truveo is legal. If you want me to provide you with further details, please drop me a PM so that I can provide you.
Could you be more clear on what you meant ? [ July 16, 2008: Message edited by: Sree Chinna ]
Impossible to say as most of the content appears to be limited to within the USA, but could it be possible that you are sourcing content including movies and full or partial TV episodes?
Joined: Jul 15, 2008
I don't have any control over the content. All that my pages that are present in my signature do is setting the videos selection criteria based on user options and querying Truveo.
The results are obtained from AOL's Truveo video search engine. To clarify a bit more, Truveo is AOL's powerful video search engine that gets videos from multiple channels like Youtube, AOL, Myspace and many other channels.
Yeah, I don't really know about copyright violations or what; it does seem that the content is all being provided via Google or AOL's search engines. And I think what you're saying is that these are examples of your work, right? You're using your .sig as a sort of mini-resume. I think that's OK -- it's not like you're the only person to do so.
But I'd really prefer to see just a single link that says "My Truveo Applications" that went to your online resume hosted elsewhere; I have to agree that two lines of links looks a lot like spam. We are very intolerant of folks trying to get free advertising, and what you're doing is really teetering on the brink of that.