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  • Wayne Luke
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    Originally posted by Raz Meister
    Have Jelsoft ever made it public what they do with the info? I don't see a privacy policy anywhere...
    Here is what we do... This is posted in the License Agreement.
    Originally posted by vBulletin - License Agreement
    From time to time, Jelsoft may inspect your registration integrity. This will be done without collecting any information whatsoever about your server or your users. The only information verified will be your licence number and the domain on which the software is run. Should Jelsoft discover discrepancies in the software usage, be aware that you may lose your licence and may face legal actions for Software Piracy. Your information will not be shared with 3rd parties. Occasionally, it is necessary to record your IP address for security and performance monitoring. Please be aware that we subcontract our anti-piracy measures to Legal Research Associates. They may contact you to clarify your license legality, and will use an email address @vbulletin.com , @lra.com or @nukepirates.com .

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  • Kathy
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    Originally posted by cyburbia
    Did you know that ... the Illuminati use vBulletin on their intranets?

    Well, none of that is true.

    That's right. THey use phpbb now.....

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  • Kathy
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    Originally posted by Raz Meister
    Have Jelsoft ever made it public what they do with the info? I don't see a privacy policy anywhere...
    No new info..... They use it the "call home" feature to make sure the copy of vb you are using is the one you purchased. Its part of the license agreement.

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  • cyburbia
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    I just had a long look at the vBulletin code.

    Did you know that certain messages are tagged and e-mailed to Hillary Clinton?

    Did you know that Jelsoft owns a fleet of extremely quiet black helicopters?

    Did you know that the Trilateral Commission and the Illuminati use vBulletin on their intranets?



    Well, none of that is true.

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    Originally posted by Raz Meister
    Have Jelsoft ever made it public what they do with the info? I don't see a privacy policy anywhere...
    You mean the info they already know/you provided to them when you bought vB?

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  • Raz Meister
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    Have Jelsoft ever made it public what they do with the info? I don't see a privacy policy anywhere...

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  • SaintDog
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    Originally posted by Arkham
    Do you use Windows?

    Do you wear aluminum hats?
    Well, as most know, Windows can and does track what you do, rather MS does; take Windows XP for instance. Most software you install no-days have such.

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  • iDavid
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    Originally posted by Baron30s
    will some-1 let me in on this joke...???? as seeing as im str8 .... i dont get your bent jokes......
    Nothing quite like homophobia!

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  • Kathy
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    The joke...is that vb would spend its time spying on all the forums. They only have a "call home" feature when you log into the admin cpanel. This validates the license...and is not a spy in your forum. Makes sure the forum is licensed is part of the purchase legalese.

    But in case you think they are spying on you....get a vb and wear aluminum hats to protect yourself.

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  • Wayne Luke
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    Originally posted by Baron30s
    will some-1 let me in on this joke...???? as seeing as im str8 .... i dont get your bent jokes......
    The joke....

    Aluminum hats keep the microwaves out of your brain so the government cannot read your mind.

    The water glasses are to protect against the aliens because they are allergic to it. It also helps if you have asthma because they breathe poison gases.

    If you still don't understand you need to rent the movie "Signs" with Mel Gibson. Another good one is "Conspiracy Theory" with Mel Gibson... Wonder if that is a coincedence or if he is just trying to educate us against the true evils of the world.

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  • Baron30s
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    Originally posted by Kathy
    Helpful too if you have extra water glasses nearby.
    will some-1 let me in on this joke...???? as seeing as im str8 .... i dont get your bent jokes......

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  • Baron30s
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    Originally posted by Arkham
    Do you use Windows?

    Do you wear aluminum hats?
    WTF.... you on about.. are you on drugs..

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  • Darth Cow
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    All the "call home" feature does is tell Jelsoft that somewhere is accessing the admin panel on a vBulletin forum with the URL of the site and license number. There should be no concerns with privacy since you already are required to tell Jelsoft all of this information in the member area.

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  • Kathy
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    Originally posted by Arkham
    Do you use Windows?

    Do you wear aluminum hats?
    Helpful too if you have extra water glasses nearby.

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  • Arkham
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    Originally posted by Baron30s
    But yes your right...... if you really would like to know i don't like the idea that they can track anything they like in the forums... ( if this is what they can do ) if I'm paying to Lease or even buy a License then surely that means the forums should have privacy from any-1 at all unless they are a member of the forums.....

    If you Leased an house of some-1 and was paying them money to use that property you would not expect them to have camera's hidden all over the house watching every thing you do......
    so lets say i sell you my house.. but i put camera's in every room just to keep an eye on you to make sure you don't abuse my house....

    now to me this is the same sort of thing...

    and b4 any-1 at all says this.. ( looks to me like he will be using it for the wrong reasons ) no i wont.. i just don't like the idea of being spy-ed on...
    Do you use Windows?

    Do you wear aluminum hats?

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