scam.com Removing Negative Posts

Scam.com quite often is used by people to blow of steam about a company, the real issue is it's not really referred by anyone as there are so many comments being added to it all the time.

Here is what it says on scam.com website about complaints:

This website assumes no responsibility for comments or content based on these US Court rulings:

Barrett v. Rosenthal:Websites assume no responsibility for comments or content provided by third parties as provided by ample case law including the recent California decision in Barrett v. Rosenthal.
You can read the case here

Federal Court Reaffirms Immunity of Bloggers and Forums from Suits Brought Against Commenters Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act provides that "[no] provider or user of an interactive computer service shall be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider," and that "[n]o cause of action may be brought and no liability may be imposed under any State or local law that is inconsistent with this section." A recent decision of the First Circuit has reaffirmed the broad protection this statute provides to bloggers and message board administrators.

In Universal Communication Systems v. Lycos, a company who had allegedly been victimized by defamatory statements on a message board regarding the value of its stock sued Lycos, which operated the board. The message board allowed users to post comments with minimal moderation, and no one from Lycos was responsible for the allegedly defamatory statements.

Examining the impact of Sec. 230 on this case, the court noted that "Congress intended that, within broad limits, message board operators would not be held responsible for the postings made by others on that board," adding that allowing bloggers and message board operators to be sued for the statements of commenters on their sites would have an "obvious chilling effect" on speech. Accordingly, the court dismissed the complaint against Lycos.
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I am not sure how this would stand in a European court I guess only time will tell.

There are no set of steps or advice on the scam.com to suggest how to get a comment or discussion removed if it incorrect or libelous.  So here is some helpful contact details that may help.

Whois Contact Details for scam.com

Domain Name: SCAM.COM
Registrar: MONIKER

Administrative Contact [1623868]:
Scam Com This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
1750 The Queensway
unit 3 suite 138
toronto
OR
m9c5h5
CA
Phone: +1.4165236660

Domain servers in listed order:

NS2.SCAM.COM
NS1.SCAM.COM

This is the IP number for scam.com - 208.86.2.42

This is who we believe host scam.com

Registration Service Provided By: Rackco.com - A Division of Axxacommerce
 
Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Visit: http://www.rackco.com
Domain name: rackco.com
Registrant Contact:
Rackco.com - A Division of Axxacommerce
3 Canale Drive
Egg Harbor Township, 08234
US
 
Administrative Contact:
 
Rackco.com - A Division of Axxacommerce
Support Group (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
  +1.6096771900
  3 Canale Drive
  Egg Harbor Township, 08234
  US
Name Servers:
 
NS1.RACKCO.COM
NS2.RACKCO.COM

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