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Just let it go. I would say there is an extremely remote chance this scammer will pursue. Just wait for the oDesk team to come back, but even if no, keep your calm and carry on.

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yes that's how I want to play this out but It was just today I realized that how much personal info is out there in open, just want to know if there is any way to get rid of the whois info on multiple databases?

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Even if you could (and you can, via WhoIs Gurd and WhoIs privacy-like services) they would have likely copied that stuff down already.

I'll also add that most courts in the West will laugh this lawsuit right out. Judges use common sense in small claims, and a contract requires a "fair trade," this fails both of those tests.

Plus they could file in India and you can ignore it. They cannot really file in the US (or anywhere else) because flights and filing fees would cost more than they claim you "owe."

Overall this legal threat is just moronic. It is obviously a scam (or a second scam after you caught the first scam text and called them out on it).

This is the same as people from India calling from "Microsoft" because your computer has "viruses." Or the "IRS" because you "owe tax money."

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It seems that the OP is from India.

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Hi, thanks for the feedback. Ultimately, after gaining traction, I plan to charge companies for posting jobs to the job board.

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Got it. It's an extremely difficult market, so I'm curious as to how you'll break in. How will you gain traction? what's your value proposition to candidates & companies, versus the big name and niche sites crowding the space?

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I completely agree on the degree of difficulty. For now, I plan to experiment with a couple of added value services (aimed at, for example, startups trying to hire non-technical leadership). Looking at your profile, are you interested to chat more about it?

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Possibly, feel free to e-mail me: brad@tomesei.com. Take care!

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Hi there, I've created this job board to serve people like myself, who are not technical but interested in working for a technology company. It's for everyone in finance, legal, sales, hr, operations etc.

I've populated it with jobs from companies which advertised in the HN Who Is Hiring March 2015 thread, and you are welcome to post your own jobs!

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I really liked the design. Curiosity: you populated with jobs to start your product, and now, is there jobs being posted by companies?

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You have great times ahead of you, I'm sure of it! Keep shipping!

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I'm very interested in the first point - I have to wash my hair every day, otherwise it's the same. How did it work out not washing it for 45 days? Is there something to read about it?

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Here you go :) http://www.developingandstuff.com/2015/02/no-poo.html

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I'm preparing a post about it, will be up tonight if everything goes well :)

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Congrats! When did you start?

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Thank you. Sorry, I only saw your comment today. I created the website in 2011, but for two years I was just doing some testing and SEO on the side. The last six months I have been more serious about it and the business have been increasing every month.

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Could you share some of the lessons learned?

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Sure, some of the most important ones are below:

- ideas are worthless without execution

- focus on the product - doing anything else before having at least an mvp is dumb

- focus on one thing at a time

- never lie to yourself

- we usually hugely overestimate what we can achieve in a short period of time, but also hugely underestimate what we can do in a long one

- being in good shape greatly improve my mood and performance at work

- don't mistake activity for achievement

And some more. Of course most of this stuff is obvious and I have always thought I knew them. This was in theory - this year I have 'learned' them the hard way.

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Wow, congratulations on your success! Have you maybe thought about redesigning your homepage? I'm certainly not in your target audience, but it was a little bit hard to understand your value proposition - maybe think whom you are selling to (CTOs, CEOs etc.) and adjust your copy accordingly. Good luck and hope you succeed in fundraising!

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I'm working on a home page redesign right now, so yeah I'll have that done fairly shortly... probably a few weeks. The new version is a bit more "pro" or "enterprisey" looking and tries to clarify things a bit while continuing to keep it simple.

Clarifying the message has been tough overall. In some ways it's so simple it's hard to convey. "Connect ALL THE THINGS!!#$!#$!#4!11" ?

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Sounds like a busy year! Sorry to hear about the accident, but congrats on all the accomplishments! All the best to you.

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Awesome! Your side project are Android apps, correct? How did you start in Android dev?

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