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There's way too much activity going on in their social media channels right now (HI stuff, new twitter likes last week) for this to be nothing.

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Sherbet Head wrote:Has anyone considered that the HI Facebook page was hacked, and the black profile picture/cover photo are simply there to reverse the damage?

Sorry, I'm just trying to balance out the optimism :lol:


What're the odds it would've been hacked by someone who has enough BoC knowledge to put on a decent hoax?

Take the Whitney Houston profile pic for example. That photo hasn't been seen (AFAIK) anywhere but the Sheol Boundary channel 8 years ago. And that channel is even obscure among BoC fans. No one still active on twoism remembers it but me (unsurprisingly). It doesn't turn up in image search.

So it seems like either both are legit or both are fake and done by the same person.
Or maybe it’s you who did all this? The parody, the inverse profile picture,... don’t know why any respectable member would do this though.

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Sherbet Head wrote:Has anyone considered that the HI Facebook page was hacked, and the black profile picture/cover photo are simply there to reverse the damage?

Sorry, I'm just trying to balance out the optimism :lol:

If this was the case I would expect both a statement or something from mdg and the page to be deleted.. or some other way to message that what has happened over the last few days is just a ruse or hoax


But why would they delete their own page? I'm not disputing the legitimacy (even though I'm not 100% convinced just yet) I'm simply entertaining the possibility it may have been hijacked by a mischievous fan.

And lets assume it's a fake page entirely: would the bros even possess the power to shut down something with 'Hell Interface' branding? The 'Boards of Canada' name is established and likely copyrighted to the high heavens, so there's no doubt they'll have some leverage when requesting page removal for that, but when it comes to the Hell Interface name, how much of an influence/legal standpoint do they have?

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Sherbet Head wrote:Has anyone considered that the HI Facebook page was hacked, and the black profile picture/cover photo are simply there to reverse the damage?

Sorry, I'm just trying to balance out the optimism :lol:

If this was the case I would expect both a statement or something from mdg and the page to be deleted.. or some other way to message that what has happened over the last few days is just a ruse or hoax


But why would they delete their own page? I'm not disputing the legitimacy (even though I'm not 100% convinced just yet) I'm simply entertaining the possibility it may have been hijacked by a mischievous fan.

And lets assume it's a fake page entirely: would the bros even possess the power to shut down something with 'Hell Interface' branding? The 'Boards of Canada' name is established and likely copyrighted to the high heavens, so there's no doubt they'll have some leverage when requesting page removal for that, but when it comes to the Hell Interface name, how much of an influence/legal standpoint do they have?

You might have a point..

However I think we know that the fb page was legit from the start because of the matching dates.. I just can't believe that being a coincidence. This leaves us only with the option of the page being hacked.. which also sounds unbelievable to me.

I think the correct move is to wait for messaging from known official channels.. until then we wait.

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Sherbet Head wrote:And lets assume it's a fake page entirely: would the bros even possess the power to shut down something with 'Hell Interface' branding? The 'Boards of Canada' name is established and likely copyrighted to the high heavens, so there's no doubt they'll have some leverage when requesting page removal for that, but when it comes to the Hell Interface name, how much of an influence/legal standpoint do they have?

Maybe the name itself is dangerous to use in such legal actions especially when its primary purpose is making unauthorized remixes? As far as we know of course. Just a guess from an obvious standpoint. We know YT, bandcamp and something else is probably official but none of these are formally verified.

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Sherbet Head wrote:And lets assume it's a fake page entirely: would the bros even possess the power to shut down something with 'Hell Interface' branding? The 'Boards of Canada' name is established and likely copyrighted to the high heavens, so there's no doubt they'll have some leverage when requesting page removal for that, but when it comes to the Hell Interface name, how much of an influence/legal standpoint do they have?

Maybe the name itself is dangerous to use in such legal actions especially when its primary purpose is making unauthorized remixes? As far as we know of course. Just a guess from an obvious standpoint. We know YT, bandcamp and something else is probably official but none of these are formally verified.
The bandcamp one is legit. Said it before.

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Fredd-E wrote:Or maybe it’s you who did all this? The parody, the inverse profile picture,... don’t know why any respectable member would do this though.


Haha, no. Not sure there's any way I can prove it. But when I was catching up on the thread the other day and saw that Whitney pic again I ended up getting a lot more involved than I usually do and caught up on everything because I had a unique piece of relevant information to contribute for the first time. Either in connecting it to a past fake (my initial assumption) or a past legit account, TBD. So yeah, goes without saying I'm a bit extra interested in Sheol given the circumstances.
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Moz wrote:
Sherbet Head wrote:And lets assume it's a fake page entirely: would the bros even possess the power to shut down something with 'Hell Interface' branding? The 'Boards of Canada' name is established and likely copyrighted to the high heavens, so there's no doubt they'll have some leverage when requesting page removal for that, but when it comes to the Hell Interface name, how much of an influence/legal standpoint do they have?

Maybe the name itself is dangerous to use in such legal actions especially when its primary purpose is making unauthorized remixes? As far as we know of course. Just a guess from an obvious standpoint. We know YT, bandcamp and something else is probably official but none of these are formally verified.
The bandcamp one is legit. Said it before.

Oh yeah, sorry. There was that takeover...

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Fredd-E wrote:Or maybe it’s you who did all this? The parody, the inverse profile picture,... don’t know why any respectable member would do this though.


Haha, no. Not sure there's any way I can prove it. But when I was catching up on the thread the other day and saw that Whitney pic again I ended up getting a lot more involved than I usually do and caught up on everything because I had a unique piece of relevant information to contribute for the first time. Either in connecting it to a past fake (my initial assumption) or a past legit account, TBD. So yeah, goes without saying I'm a bit extra interested in Sheol given the circumstances.
I want to believe you, but otherwise the things you said in your previous post almost sound like a confession (of being a hoaxer) to me.

Very skeptical now. Sorry. :)

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Fredd-E wrote:I want to believe you, but otherwise the things you said in your previous post almost sound like a confession (of being a hoaxer) to me.

Very skeptical now. Sorry. :)


That's fair, no worries. But are you thinking maybe I own Sheol Boundary and set that inverted pic after the HI fbook page to copy? Because there is concrete public evidence against that.

Including but not limited to, the discussion here: viewtopic.php?f=2&t=11284&start=20

And I even mention the Whitney pic in that thread and perhaps as moderator you can see it wasn't edited (at least not in the past 8 years).


If you think I own Sheol and uploaded it before the HI fbook profile pic, then any remaining skepticism would basically be the same remaining skepticism that I have.
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friendly reminder that Marcus's twitter would need to be hacked too in order for this "hoax" to work. Anyway, facebook's leak did not include password.
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Fredd-E wrote:
Moz wrote:Maybe the name itself is dangerous to use in such legal actions especially when its primary purpose is making unauthorized remixes? As far as we know of course. Just a guess from an obvious standpoint. We know YT, bandcamp and something else is probably official but none of these are formally verified.
The bandcamp one is legit. Said it before.

Oh yeah, sorry. There was that takeover...
There were some issues indeed. We got notified. All good now. Unless they resurfaced...

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FYI Marcus Eoin Instagram page deleted all his followers and followings.. don't know what to make of that tbh

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EDIT: deleted (confused twitter for instagram) :mrgreen:
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I'm struggling to imagine what a hoaxer would have to gain from this.. all boc need do is say that it is a hoax and the whole thing would be defused.. it just doesn't seem worth the effort

But if it isn't a hoax it's indeed very strange that the fb page would go black and nothing else..

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MIXL2 wrote:I'm struggling to imagine what a hoaxer would have to gain from this.. all boc need do is say that it is a hoax and the whole thing would be defused.. it just doesn't seem worth the effort

But if it isn't a hoax it's indeed very strange that the fb page would go black and nothing else..



Idk, if your enemies fight between themselves you let them fight :twisted: :twisted: :twisted:


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egbdf wrote:
Fredd-E wrote:I want to believe you, but otherwise the things you said in your previous post almost sound like a confession (of being a hoaxer) to me.

Very skeptical now. Sorry. :)


That's fair, no worries. But are you thinking maybe I own Sheol Boundary and set that inverted pic after the HI fbook page to copy? Because there is concrete public evidence against that.

I was thinking in that direction indeed. But hey I'm not willing to burn witches here. :) I'm just getting more and more skeptical. Especially because it wouldn't surprise me some WATMM members could be having a very big laugh at our expense :)

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egbdf wrote:
Fredd-E wrote:I want to believe you, but otherwise the things you said in your previous post almost sound like a confession (of being a hoaxer) to me.

Very skeptical now. Sorry. :)


That's fair, no worries. But are you thinking maybe I own Sheol Boundary and set that inverted pic after the HI fbook page to copy? Because there is concrete public evidence against that.

I was thinking in that direction indeed. But hey I'm not willing to burn witches here. :) I'm just getting more and more skeptical. Especially because it wouldn't surprise me some WATMM members could be having a very big laugh at our expense :)



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Alright alright settle down :mrgreen:

This is the cached version from march 27. still has the pfp and banner
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ColdEarth7 wrote:FYI Marcus Eoin Instagram page deleted all his followers and followings.. don't know what to make of that tbh

Ok, this is very strange behaviour indeed.

My take: he actually reads this forum and doesn't want any of us prying into his private life. And that includes us not even looking into his instagram followers and making assumptions...

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