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bitfade
says

just found activeden items on a website…

i can’t understand chinese so tried google translate, no much luck
but here’s what i’ve found out:

they have custom modified preview of our items
they give details which are only available in help file (purchased item download)
they offer a credit based ?? download link

i’ve seen some of my items but also recognized other author’s work (like ranfirefly and barisintepe)

i won’t post links here for obvious reasons but if someone (better if can understand chinese) would like to help investigate
i can provide site details by email, just drop me a note using my profile form.

i will contact admins about this issue but i would like to provide more details

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ArikB
says

contact support and leave it. You’re not the first to start a thread about this. Piracy is inevitable. C’mon, it’s the Internet.

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bitfade
says
contact support and leave it. You’re not the first to start a thread about this. Piracy is inevitable. C’mon, it’s the Internet.
yeah, i know, but this is not the usual wz size who offers rs links or torrents download.
seems to me like they are rebranding our works.

but since i can’t understand chinese i just wanted to be sure at first.
however, i’ll follow your advise and just drop an email to support… but….

i don’t want to work today…. and now, because of you, i have to find another excuse…

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Daniel_R
says

wow, this piracy is a mess..seems to be a heavy problem with the AD files, ...

Yeah Arik, the Internet…its the Internet…..

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doru
says

Doubt that someone can do something against chinese law. Also could be a scam. Also :) what if they bought the extended license, that let them resale the product?

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bitfade
says
what if they bought the extended license, that let them resale the product?
that does not allow to just change the name and resell the very same item
however, i haven’t opt in for ext. license
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marcfolio
says

I can read Chinese. Send me the link via private message. How did you stumble across the site?

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bitfade
says

sent.

i do have some script based automatic google query to check this things.

query is on my name, filters take care of removing known sites like envato mps, adobe cfusion, softpedia, etc.
i manually check the rest: most of the time, buyers also upload item sources instead of just swf/resources.

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jremick
Envato team
says

Just wanted to pop in and reiterate what Arik said. Contact support and leave it. By posting threads like this, you could be doing more harm than good.

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CreatingDrew
says

Hi Everyone,

Just like Arik noted, please send these into support as soon as you can. We take this really seriously and have people dedicated to working on issues like this all day. Thanks very much for all of your help, we couldn’t do it without you guys!

-Drew

Edit – Looks like Jarel beat me to it :D

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