Designer hijacks website, insisting company didn’t pay

The standoff has lasted nearly 24 hours. The company whose site was taken over claims the designer is blackmailing it. 

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According to Adweek, Fitness SF denies Jonen’s claim and is eager to be back online. It claims Jonen is blackmailing the company. While this online feud is sure to resolve soon, we can all sit back and bask in the glow of someone who took action, even if it was career suicide. It will also be interesting to watch how Fitness SF handles the crisis—at least everyone knows their URL now.

Twitter is certainly buzzing with this news, and Fitness SF is taking the brunt of the blame.

Canceling my @fitnesssf renewal since they still have not responded to accusations of nonpayment to @frankjonen…

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