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Youtuber smearing lawsuit?

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Apparently another Youtuber named Sai has accused several prominent Youtubers of charging companies to visit their booths at events. Is LTT also seeking legal action against this Sai Kumar fellow.

 

I don't believe the accusation is true, I think it's just an aspiring Youtuber that's bitter because he's not as popular.

 

Edit: The video below is JayzTwoCents, one of the people being slandered, explaining the situation.

 

 

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Haven't watched the video but I doubt Jay would risk ruining his reputation tbh


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6 minutes ago, Bananasplit_00 said:

Haven't watched the video but I doubt Jay would risk ruining his reputation tbh

I'm not sure if you misunderstood or not, I apologize if I am wrong. It's not jay making the accusation, it's the other gentleman. Jay made the video to address the accusations made by the individual.

 

@Professor Dingledore just a heads up you might add quotes, or risk the thread being moved or possibly locked.

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5 minutes ago, Dylanc1500 said:

I'm not sure if you misunderstood or not, I apologize if I am wrong. It's not jay making the accusation, it's the other gentleman. Jay made the video to address the accusations made by the individual.

 

@Professor Dingledore just a heads up you might add quotes, or risk the thread being moved or possibly locked.

Oh... The video doesn't suffice as a quote? I'm not sure what else to add, Sai's twitter is hidden from non-followers so I can't copy paste from it.

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Is there even a lawsuit? How would that one dumb guy sue so many bigger channels?

And are the accused going to counter using the American way? I hope not because its gonna be a shitshow when peaceful youtubers start swinging lawyers around like big bully corporations.


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2 minutes ago, Professor Dingledore said:

Oh... The video doesn't suffice as a quote? I'm not sure what else to add, Sai's twitter is hidden from non-followers so I can't copy paste from it.

what is his twitter handle? maybe internet archive's wayback machine can reveal some.


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3 minutes ago, Professor Dingledore said:

SaiKrishanKumar

https://web.archive.org/web/20180610165742/twitter.com/SaiKrishanKumar

 

Looks like he was able to lockdown his Twitter before the Wayback Machine had the chance to crawl over his tweets


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2 minutes ago, NMS said:

Why do I have to be at the office at the moment:/ My computer doesn't have speakers...

You can use the headphones of your phone and plug it in unless your IT disabled audio drivers then that will suck.

1 minute ago, VegetableStu said:

no, Jay's consulting his lawyers against the guy ._. not the other way around many times

Saw this on JayzTwoCents' twitter thread. Looks like the guy was acknowledging the possible repercussions from alleged oral defamation

 


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1 minute ago, captain_to_fire said:

You can use the headphones of your phone and plug it in unless your IT disabled audio drivers then that will suck.

Well unfortunately my newly purchased OnePlus 6 does not come with headphones. First world problems!

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1 hour ago, VegetableStu said:

hey umm small PSA: don't brigade on twitter (or anywhere for the matter). let them sort this out among themselves.

 

mild example, but don't do this

 

That tweet made me lose the little respect I might have had left for Barnacules. 

The "I have more subscribers that you" argument is ad hominem and extremely immature. 

It's like telling someone that they are poor and therefore wrong and unimportant. 

 

I don't even care about this YouTube drama. But fuck you Barns. 

 

Edit: hehe, I looked at barns twitter and it's a goldmine for stupid fallacies, hypocrites and projections. 

For what I can tell barns was never mentioned as one of accused people. Yet he is posting a ton about this, and accuses whoever this nobody is from trying to get fame from YouTube drama.

Dude, he is a nobody. Why are you sicking your hundreds of thousands of fans on someone who hasn't even done you anything? 

 

Also, reposting tweets he has since deleted does nothing but keep the drama alive. You're clearly demonstrating that you want this to blow up rather than blow over. 

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This bloke sounds as bad as adordedtv,  shit on you first for the views then hang the consequences later. evidence? who needs it?


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2 hours ago, LAwLz said:

That tweet made me lose the little respect I might have had left for Barnacules. 

The "I have more subscribers that you" argument is ad hominem and extremely immature. 

It's like telling someone that they are poor and therefore wrong and unimportant. 

 

That tweet from Barnacules was probably a joke.

These people that make baseless accusations with no evidence to get attention then make their whole twitter page private are the ones that shouldn't be getting any respect.

Charging a company to visit their booth? That doesn't even make any sense.

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31 minutes ago, LAwLz said:

That tweet made me lose the little respect I might have had left for Barnacules. 

The "I have more subscribers that you" argument is ad hominem and extremely immature. 

It's like telling someone that they are poor and therefore wrong and unimportant. 

 

I don't even care about this YouTube drama. But fuck you Barns. 

 

Edit: hehe, I looked at barns twitter and it's a goldmine for stupid fallacies, hypocrites and projections. 

For what I can tell barns was never mentioned as one of accused people. Yet he is posting a ton about this, and accuses whoever this nobody is from trying to get fame from YouTube drama.

Dude, he is a nobody. Why are you sicking your hundreds of thousands of fans on someone who hasn't even done you anything? 

 

Also, reposting tweets he has since deleted does nothing but keep the drama alive. You're clearly demonstrating that you want this to blow up rather than blow over. 

I've been watching Jay's streams with Barnacules for a while. I noticed that he always tries to defend or show Jay in good light. He occasionally tries to "criticize" Jay, but only to the extent of seeming "independent" from him. It's getting rather pathetic at this point, but I can't feel pity for guys like him anymore.

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Huh, I saw part of this before it blew up into a "thing". That doesn't happen often.

 

Directly sponsored pieces have to be disclosed in the video. A company won't last long when they don't, as it opens them up to being exposed later. There's a reason Linus went for the "Top Gear of Tech" route, as it allows for access to all of the cool stuff, good money, and he can be up-front with what is going on.  (We also get some hilarious industry information, as Intel REALLY, REALLY wants you to know about Optane.)

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32 minutes ago, LAwLz said:

Yet he is posting a ton about this, and accuses whoever this nobody is from trying to get fame from YouTube drama.

Because Barnacules is living vicariously through other youtubers :D (Jayz in particular since they are close friends). He posts like 1 video/month (or per 2 months) so he is not the most relevant YTber of them all even if he somehow managed to keep his 900k subscribers.


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guys, my point was not Barn ._. (although I do agree he's a little out of line with that tweet, but that's nothing compared to others)

it's natural for people to ridicule the one who ridicules and falls on their own face (there's even a word for it), but those calling out to "crucify" the bloke after being decisively disproven are the ones that especially needs to stop.

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2 hours ago, LAwLz said:

That tweet made me lose the little respect I might have had left for Barnacules. 

The "I have more subscribers that you" argument is ad hominem and extremely immature. 

It's like telling someone that they are poor and therefore wrong and unimportant. 

 

I don't even care about this YouTube drama. But fuck you Barns. 

 

Edit: hehe, I looked at barns twitter and it's a goldmine for stupid fallacies, hypocrites and projections. 

For what I can tell barns was never mentioned as one of accused people. Yet he is posting a ton about this, and accuses whoever this nobody is from trying to get fame from YouTube drama.

Dude, he is a nobody. Why are you sicking your hundreds of thousands of fans on someone who hasn't even done you anything? 

 

Also, reposting tweets he has since deleted does nothing but keep the drama alive. You're clearly demonstrating that you want this to blow up rather than blow over. 

he probably make that tweet as a joke

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4 hours ago, VegetableStu said:

no, Jay's consulting his lawyers against the guy ._. not the other way around many times

GN are also lawyering up according to a tweet I cant find right now.

 

Wonder if anything will happen with the lawsuit or if it will be thrown out. IMO these accusations seems equally lame as the random "Linus is a Nvidia-shill" comments on youtube..

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