Abuse of "Instructables"

The term "instructable" seems to have penetrated the public conciousness enough that people can appropriate the word to try and make themselves look legitimate.

I came across this video on YouTube. It's a referral scam, but it calls itself an instructable!


I have informed the user - (Link: http://uk.youtube.com/user/3ZCASH4U ) about his offence, but have had no response.

Maybe other members would want to give him a piece of their mind?

(I didn't have a associated image, so I've included this sneak preview of my next papercraft Instructable...)

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Goodhart8 years ago
I might have pushed the envelope a little more myself....grrrrr...
Kiteman (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
If I'd sworn, or made threats, that would have been excuse enough for the posts to be removed. Subtlety, see?
Hmm, posts? Oh, I meant the Scam video.....did I miscommunicate (or am I missing what you mean? ).
Kiteman (author)  Goodhart8 years ago
Oh, I thought you meant you would have posted more scathing comments about the scam.
Yeah, I just wondered out loud when they (YouTube) would remove a scam, or whether they required a legal suit against them, before they acted.

I didn't know if that was implying too much or not, though.
gmoon Goodhart8 years ago
"Instructables" is trademarked. And Youtube is fairly proactive (sometimes ''too'' proactive, imo) about responding to DMCA take-down notices. If the staff here considers the video infringement, they should disappear quickly...
Wow I could make $63 a month!!! I could be the next Rockefeller.
I am the previous rockefeller... What have you to say to that?
I'm Spongebob!
I'm Dirty Dan!
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