I would like to report a fraudulent act that I have been a victim off and IMDB has been a part of it.

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I would like to report a fraudulent act that I have been a victim off and IMDB has been a part of it. I was maliciously digitally assaulted by a fellow film student who in turn, to damage my credibility, hacked my account and added their fraudulent material that they created. I am glad that this was discovered and removed from my account but the posting of the page https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/person-stealing-short-films-claiming-them-as-their-own-creating-fake-imdb-pages on this community appears on searches for my name when business associates, family, friends, etc. look up my name. This is costing me business and relations both personally and professionally. The fact that I was not the one who directly acted out these acts and there is no proof of such, has this page being false accusation and defaming. Please remove the page as soon as you can.
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Grant
Hi.
To quote you above.

I was maliciously digitally assaulted by a fellow film student who in turn, to damage my credibility, hacked my account and added their fraudulent material that they created.

So, if you were digitally assaulted, then was there a Police Report?
For any action to be taken at all you would be better served to use the contact us method.
Anything you post here will be visible to the whole internet.

Your proof will need to be sent here....https://help.imdb.com/contact
Select the Fan and Contributor....Other, then other, just like in the screen shot below.





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I have been advised that IMDB needs to provide proof that I actually was involved and if not able to, then IMDB is part of the defamation of character and responsible for the accuracy of the information posted. It is ok to mention that the information that was posted was inaccurate, as this is correct but there is no evidence the I was involved and to mention me as "Person stealing short films, claiming them as their own, & creating fake IMDb pages" imposes the belief that I was directly stealing these films, which is false, inaccurate and irresponsible media representation. Under The Terms, sec. 4. Code of Conduct, there are many breaches in regards to the page of concern, specifically: 4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate. IMDB has no evidence that Grant O'Kane was involved in these actions and is therefore requested to remove the page. 

I will also contact the link you mentioned.

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IMDb did not post it. All these supposed breaches and claims should be directed at the poster. Not the forum.
This is the person that provided the content. (See Pic Below)
DO NOT provide any more info here.
You have been informed that any thing you say here goes out worldwide.
This warning is also available for viewing on the page you used to start this post.
Take my advice please. Post no more here.


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Why would I not it to be known worldwide that I, Grant O'Kane had no involvement with this horrible act out of jealousy and bitterness. Heck, I'll continue to post that the IMDB community site participates in lies and false accusations without proof until it is reversed and the post is removed. MaybeIMDb should investigate as to where the material was uploaded from and start their own fraud investigation.

As well, who is responsible for handling the material on this community? It would appear there were IMDB employees and representatives involved (see attached photos) who are very much part of the community , the conversation and the actions of it.

Also, who is responsible for managing the "Code of Conduct" as stated in the terms (as per attached image) for this community? Or should it be known that anyone can post anything about anyone with evidence or validation? In essence, what's the point of posting "Terms" when it is a free for all.






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Last time.
Everything you post here is visible.
Best to be safe than sorry.
There has to be a proven willful intent to prove harm.
The burden of proof in a legal proceeding is on the plaintiff.
You are citing cite rules.
You are not citing Practiced Law or any statute that is applicable in any state or Federal Statutes.

And your time is up and no action needs to be taken.
The post will stay as stands.




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There is a willful intent on the posting parties to harm. 2 points:

1) Why have "Terms" for the cite when they are not abided by, and
2) The posting party is the plaintiff as they are accusing harm done to them by me, without proof.

As well, sorry to say but Statute of Limitation begins "...when the harmful event, such as fraud or injury, occurs or when it is discovered." and discovery as only be recent.

Therefore, there is no proof that Grant O'Kane is involved or was the actual party who acted in a fraudulent manner or act the IMDb Community is allowing to remain posted and that the IMDb Community and Get Satisfaction (getsatisfaction.com) website does not abide by their own Terms of Service and supports false, fraudulent and malicious activity going against their own Term #4. Code of Conduct specifically; 4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization and 4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate.
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MAKE NO REPLY PLEASE

DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS
TAKE NO POSITION.
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And please to any one else that may chime in here.
No position relating to the two year old posting should be referenced here.
It is old news. We need not make it become fresh news.
This individual is baiting this forum and it's users so as to make the issue fresh.
Make no reference or statements please to the content of the previous post.

WE ARE SMARTER THAN THAT.

Cheers Grant.
Nice try.
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It would be best if an Administrator closed this post to comments.
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Ir would be better if an administrator deleted this post based on Stautes actually begin when occurrence is discovered, which is this week and that my name being plastered on all over it is false and is without evidence of my involvement and goes against the terms of the "Get Satisfaction" Terms section 4.
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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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I have contacted https://help.imdb.com/contact to inform them as well.
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DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS
TAKE NO POSITION.




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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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I am not "Baiting", I only want it removed.

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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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I have contacted https://help.imdb.com/contact to inform them as well.

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DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS
TAKE NO POSITION.




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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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Pleas use the contact us only method and stop posting here please.
Thanks.

Ed
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DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS
TAKE NO POSITION.
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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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I have contacted https://help.imdb.com/contact to inform them as well.

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DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS
TAKE NO POSITION.




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This post should be removed based on Term of Service, Sec. 4. Code of Conduct whereby there is no proof that Grant O'Kane had any actual involvement in these actions and is a victim himself. The information in this post is: "4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization" and "4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate."
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Pleas use the contact us only method and stop posting here please.
Thanks.

Ed

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Prove it is fake. It is easy to do. You must have the proof. I wan't to believe you. Prove it please.
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Once again, Guilty until proven innocent. Sounds reversed to me.
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See above
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See reply above. Administrator, please remove the orignal post.
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Where would I find a unit over the number 100 in a residential neighborhood?
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled False accusations regarding postings and "Person stealing short films, claiming t....

This posting: https://getsatisfaction.com/imdb/topics/person-stealing-short-films-claiming-them-as-their-own-creating-fake-imdb-pages?utm_source=notification&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=new_reply&utm_content=topic_link is completely without merit in regards to the accusation of Grant O'Kane being involved in the stated actions.

It is true there was false information posted on various sites but this was done by a very jealous and malicious individual in the attempt to defame and discredit the name of Grant O'Kane and was obviously with intent to harm and damage the name of Grant O'kane both personally and professionally.

There is no proof or evidence I, Grant O'Kane himself posted any of the information in question and I believe that the post stating these accusations are false themselves and violate the Terms of Get Satisfaction under the Terms of Service sec. 4: Code of Conduct as it is "harassment and flaming as well as false, misleading or inaccurate."

I have and will continue to conduct Get Satisfaction until this post is removed. Unfortunately, at this time, their "Conduct Us" link is broken and not usable as does not allow for any registrations to occur.
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Once again, Guilty until proven innocent. So say them of my guilt as well. Again, you pose the same arguments that could be held against the original posting, "Prove it was Grant who did this action". Should it not be an administrator who decided what is within the Terms of the site, Mr. Ed?

If you must know, all there is is a verbal submission and I have more integrity than to name a name without tangible proof. I have taken the name to the University and Law enforcement but they are unable to do anything without electronic proof and hacking is far beyond their means or ability to investigate.

The original post should name their sources that they have to prove that they know it was actually Grant O'Kane who did the action of question, as well. If neither can provide evidence, then this discussion is over and all should be erased.

Administrator, please remove post of question.
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As I suspected.

I have taken the name to the University and Law enforcement
Every time law enforcement is contacted a contact issues number at a bare minimum is generated for protection against suits for failure to follow through on reports made. If an actual report is made then a Case Number is issued.

Don't name the name. Name the agency and the case number or incident number.

Well?
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You post those numbers and I personally will contact the records division and post the confirmation of your contact with Law Enforcement here as proof of your statement above that you did indeed report this issue.
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Wrong again, the officer stated there was nothing they could do and no file has even been opened.

All I know, is the statements in the original post are without proof of my involvement, only that the information on the sites is incorrect and that this is affecting me, Grant O'kane personally. Even my marriage and personal relations has been impacted by this.

And if I must, I will make ongoing articles and media posts on different resources to the effect that IMDb Community and Get Satisfaction allows anything to be stated without evidence regardless of the Terms. Anything to get it out there that this is false and without merit and my name should be slandered for this. As long as the original post shows up on searches for my name, then so shall all my rebutles. My name is much more important then the little time it will take to point out the two sites that allow one's name to be tarnished without proof.

And funny how all part of this discussion (which you keep asking to "DO NOT DISCUSS THIS POST AND IT'S CONTENTS. TAKE NO POSITION.", once again believe the original statements, without proof, and prefer a name to be demeaned, degraded and defamed. Seems like you have QUITE THE POSITION.

I hope someday you will feel the pain and inconvenience this has caused.
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Then there is a contact number assigned. Not a case report. You give me the date and time you did this, I can verify it. officers must keep logs. Conact with the public goes in their log and dispatch assigns a contact number. If it was done at the front desk it is in the desk log book which has preassigned contact numbers. All contacts with officers require they take down your name.


So
Date you made contact so I can verify your claim.
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You know what, Mr. Ed, who are you anyways? I'll wait and speak to someone who can speak on behalf of the company. You're just someone who likes to play judge and jury and convict guilty before getting proof of such claims.



False information, Administrator, please remove based on Terms of Service:

4. CODE OF CONDUCT

4.1 Get Satisfaction has the right, but not the obligation, to remove or block Content from the Get Satisfaction Service that it determines in its sole discretion to be in violation of these Terms of Service, to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, that violates any party's intellectual property or that is detrimental to the quality or intended spirit of the Get Satisfaction Service. Get Satisfaction also has the right, but not the obligation, to limit or revoke the use privileges of the account of anyone who posts such Content or engages in such behavior.

4.2 Get Satisfaction will use common sense and business sense regarding Content or behavior allowed on or through the Get Satisfaction Service. Examples of unacceptable Content or behavior include:

4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization.

4.2.2 Engaging in or contributing to any illegal activity or activity that violates others' rights.

4.2.3 Use of derogatory, discriminatory or excessively graphic language.

4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate.
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I want to believe you. I have said this above once already. Let me prove your innocence since you wont do it yourself. You are refusing help to prove what you claim. Why?
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Once again, Mr. Ed you are choosing the accusers story over the defendants. How about you ask the original author, Vincent-P to prove his claim of my guilt? You are saying you believe them unless I prove I didn't do it. Where's the proof I did?

It is sad that people ask one to have to prove their innocence.

I'm not asking you to believe me. I'm asking you to require proof before conviction, of having actually done it.
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He is the one you need to seek out.
He is the one you need to address.
You need to file a case
You need to seek an injunction.
You need a subpoena.
You need a trial.
You need to win.
You need to contact an attorney.
You wont get what,
You need here without these steps.
This forum is open.
Anyone can make a statement.
If that statement is causing harm, you must prove that.
The person causing harm is not this forum.
Please use the perfectly functioning contact us method.
Stop making statements that the contact us is broken. It is not.

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I never said the IMDb customer service contact us is broken, I said the "Get Satisfaction" login isn't working. In order to contact them (as you stated I should), one must be logged in Once again!!! see attachment).

Stop making statements that you have no idea about.

And all is good, I will just keep posting in open forums and social media and articles (all with major back-links) that "IMDb Community" and "Get Satisfaction" supports fake news without proof and their terms of Service mean nothing.



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I have a feeling that you are what you are.
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No need for reply, more name calling.

Administrator,

False information and accusation on this post,  please remove based on Terms of Service:

4. CODE OF CONDUCT

4.1 Get Satisfaction has the right, but not the obligation, to remove or block Content from the Get Satisfaction Service that it determines in its sole discretion to be in violation of these Terms of Service, to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, that violates any party's intellectual property or that is detrimental to the quality or intended spirit of the Get Satisfaction Service. Get Satisfaction also has the right, but not the obligation, to limit or revoke the use privileges of the account of anyone who posts such Content or engages in such behavior.

4.2 Get Satisfaction will use common sense and business sense regarding Content or behavior allowed on or through the Get Satisfaction Service. Examples of unacceptable Content or behavior include:

4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization.

4.2.2 Engaging in or contributing to any illegal activity or activity that violates others' rights.

4.2.3 Use of derogatory, discriminatory or excessively graphic language.

4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate.
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Notes from other readers... No comment. lol





Administrator,

False information and accusation on this post,  please remove based on Terms of Service:

4. CODE OF CONDUCT

4.1 Get Satisfaction has the right, but not the obligation, to remove or block Content from the Get Satisfaction Service that it determines in its sole discretion to be in violation of these Terms of Service, to be unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, that violates any party's intellectual property or that is detrimental to the quality or intended spirit of the Get Satisfaction Service. Get Satisfaction also has the right, but not the obligation, to limit or revoke the use privileges of the account of anyone who posts such Content or engages in such behavior.

4.2 Get Satisfaction will use common sense and business sense regarding Content or behavior allowed on or through the Get Satisfaction Service. Examples of unacceptable Content or behavior include:

4.2.1 Abuse, harassment, threats, flaming or intimidation of any person or organization.

4.2.2 Engaging in or contributing to any illegal activity or activity that violates others' rights.

4.2.3 Use of derogatory, discriminatory or excessively graphic language.

4.2.4 Providing information that is false, misleading or inaccurate.
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Tilted Head Puppy What?
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Why?
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Ed Jones (XLIX)

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Delete your account for fun for a change.
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No, however you have succeeded  in showing how easy it is to be thinking that I'm foolish to believe that any one reads this on the home page.


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Lovely how the context has changed in such a way that it looks like we are fussing at an invisible child.
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Now Grant, it seems that you are unwilling to address the issues of this post.
You site Code of conduct rules that don't apply.
When asked to provide proof to back up your claims. You refuse.
Every time you are asked for this proof you Spam the site with the same request stated in the description.
You are not cooperating whatsoever.
Currently there is no good reason for anyone to grant your request.
I have volunteered to help you clear yourself, but you refuse to provide one shred of anything to go on.

Conclusion is.......... Occam's Razor applies.

I will not reply further as it is a waste of time to help someone that will not cooperate with clearing their good name.
Why you won't do this only makes sense when Occam's is applied.
Cheers
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Fancy terms, Mr. Ed and until you show interest in requiring proof from both parties, I have nothing to show as per equal arguments. It does still not excuse the fact you are simply targeting only me to provide proof of innocence and are asking for no backup from Vincent-P, the original author to back up his claims of my actions of fraud and stealing. So, as said before, Prosecutor without evidence is your position.

And thanks for the English lesson.

The post should be removed as there is no evidence of my personal involvement of accused action causing information that is false, misleading and inaccurate. 

And yes, we'd appreciate it if you refrain from responding, as you keep mentioning, as it would appear you have no power or position to make any difference in this matter, as simply a customer and not an employee or representative.
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Ignoring the questions as usual,
Grant, you site G.S. Code of conduct only when it suits you?
Where is your statement of incorrect behavior for those two?
What you have just done is support trolling.
Nice.
Do you support them or not?
Do you support that kind of abusive talk?

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Thanks for the talk, Mr. Ed. I will now only speak with an employee or representative to conclude this matter. I will not reply to your one-sided opinion any longer.
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The other side is being kept secret by you.

This conversation is no longer open for comments or replies.