Bit Torrent

Discussion in 'Gaming and Software' started by Andy_Caps_Commando, Feb 24, 2007.

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  1. After logging onto this so called site, i have now been sent an e-mail to say that i owe them money for the privilege. I installed said programme, then uninstalled it due to it giving me dramas.
    Now i received an e-mail last night saying that i had to send them money as i didn't cancel within 14 days.
    Now being in Germany i didn't/ couldn't read it :frustrated: . How do i stand and any suggestions on what to do apart from ignoring it, as they seem to have got hold of my address.

    Any help always welcome.
     
  2. Did you read the T's and C's before you signed the contract of use?
     
  3. Did you read the T's and C's before you signed the contract of use?
     
  4. No, as it was in German, no excuse i know, but after reading about it at no stage did it mention a 14 day cancellation period. after researching on the net, this is a common problem over here, a bit like the dial-up scams. :pissedoff:
     
  5. All is not lost. Email them and explain that their T's and C's are not clear and you would like to cancel forth with.
    I take it you had to enter bank details or Credit card details? If so, option 2 is to cancel you card and tell them you are not going to pay as you feel that you have been riped off and you are going to the trading standards.
     
  6. ACC
    Can you provide the exact link you had to register on.
    Also "exactly" what did you down load including version number.
    What date did you download software.

    Someone I know who knows someone, who met someone once moves in bit torrent circles
     
  7. http://www.p2p-heute.com/affiliate/layout14/

    This is the translated version from google which on another forum someone mentioned.
    i downloaded the version that came up, what number it was i do not know as it interfered with my computer, so i uninstalled the next day. I downloaded it on 02 Feb 07.
    Edited to add, i didn't have to give my bank details, but htey do have my address.
    Cheers
     
  8. Translated with http://babelfish.altavista.com

    Hope that helps. I am not sure how things work in Germany but just ignore them? They are hardly likely going to sue are they, esp since they seem to have questionable business practices, and in any case, they will usually write you if they intend to sue giving you plenty of warning.

    Also, just because they threatened to sue does not mean they will; it is actually quite common to send letters of demand in the hope of the other party will capitulate.*

    I would ignore them and see what happens.

    * Applies to England, not sure about germany.
     
  9. And McAfee says,
    http://www.siteadvisor.com/sites/p2p-heute.com/summary/

    And apparently its a US site!

    Just ignore them.
     
  10. To be honest, i thought that this was the actual site for bit torrent :pissedoff: but wrongly like an arrse now know to be wrong. I went through to this site through a credible computer magazine and thought that this was the Greman part to bit torrent.
    Cheers for the info all, always appreciated :thumright:
     
  11. Good call from Scabster_Mooch

    Check this link out (hope it works) forgive the translation from google but you will get the gist.

    http://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=de&u=http://www.pc-special.net/index.php%3Foption%3Dcom_forum%26Itemid%3D26512%26page%3Dviewtopic%26p%3D65138%26sid%3Df03bc2d9d87a3605a2b922353cfba636&sa=X&oi=translate&resnum=1&ct=result&prev=/search%3Fq%3Dp2p-heute%2Bmalware%26hl%3Den

    Oh and run a good spybot and malware check on your machine and if you know what you are doing clean the registry files up as well.
    Check PM ACC have sent you some ownership details of the site.
    Good Luck and do not pay.

    HH

    PS. go to www.computeractive.co.uk and download bittorrent for free and loads of other goodies to protect your machine. see ya