• Report: #363809

Complaint Review: TiVo Community Forum And Store

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  • Submitted: Sun, August 17, 2008
  • Updated: Sun, August 17, 2008

  • Reported By:New Philadelpia Ohio
TiVo Community Forum And Store
http://www.tivocommunity.com/tivo-vb/index.php Internet U.S.A.

TiVo Community Forum And Store Banned because of "suspicion" that I am a banned member Internet

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Simply on the basis of the suspicions of one member in the TiVo Community Forum, I was banned permanently. He said that I was a banned member named "HOOKBILL". His account name is "sooka". This started about two months ago, shortly after I joined the TiVo Forum. He was going around the internet apparently finding things that this "HOOKBILL" person said that were similar to what I said as his evidence. He would plead with the moderators to acknowledge him.

I ignored him until his last post. At that time I did a search and saw that out of his 16 post, 8 of them were directed towards me. At this point I noitified the moderators of his harrassment and ask them to please have him stop.

Almost immediately after I made this request I was banned! I wrote to them and asked on what basis? There has been no response.

I went back to the site to send another email and found out not only was I banned but my IP address was banned.

This person, Sooka was the only one who thought I was HOOKBILL. Nobody else even commented on it everytime he made an acqusation. And he had 8 comparisons in a 3 month span.

As a TiVo owner there is valuable information in that forum that you can't get in other places. There are also direct contacts from TiVo in there. They are not however a part of TiVo itself.

They do have their own store in which they sell products. So I am asking people not to purchase anything from http://store.tivocommunity.com/.

If they ban someone just on a suspicion, what kind of business people can they be?

Richard
New Philadelpia, Ohio
U.S.A.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 08/17/2008 11:36 AM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/TiVo-Community-Forum-And-Store/internet/TiVo-Community-Forum-And-Store-Banned-because-of-suspicion-that-I-am-a-banned-member-Int-363809. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

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