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Title: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on July 02, 2018, 05:47:14 PM
Please visit my new thread about full details for identify scam ICO;   Guidelines, how to spot a scam ICO & report effectively (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5004397.0)

This thread only for find fake team;
Recently most of scam ico use fake team from google or some other website and stock image. I have found multiple scam ico with fake team. Also other member found the same case.
Fake photo use means scam. Because they don't want to come on front. How they will come ? They had planed for scam. Actually no team is there just one or two persone create a website for token sale and stolen money from market. Those I will find with fake team I will mark them a pure scam. I don't care what is on their mind.
Check this link for Example : https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4467496.0

I want to share how I found due to many people asking for share. Even its very simple but maximum people lazy or don’t have idea about how to find fake ico team members.

Below are some useful website will help you to find out fake photo.

1)  http://www.reverse-image-search.org (http://www.reverse-image-search.org)   and  https://www.duplichecker.com/reverse-image-search.php (https://www.duplichecker.com/reverse-image-search.php)
This both are most effective website for search revers or similar photo on web. Because by uploading one time you will able to search 3 mega search engine website- Google , Bing and Yandex. Simply you can search by photo or URL.

2) https://www.tineye.com (https://www.tineye.com)
This website will search your photo Searched over 29.3 billion images on web. You can search by upload photo or URL
 
3)  https://www.everypixel.com/ (https://www.everypixel.com/)
This is the powerful tools for search fake photo. If ICO team buy photo from any stock image agencies this website will help you find photo across 50 Stock image agencies. You will able to search by upload image or URL.

4)  https://reverse.photos/ (https://reverse.photos/)
Search only from google . You can search only by uploading image.

5)  http://imgops.com (http://imgops.com)
By this website at a time you will able to find picture on google • bing • tineye • reddit • yandex • baidu• so.com • sogou . Upload image or input URL both are working.

6)  http://www.pictriev.com (http://www.pictriev.com)
interesting website for search image . It will show how many % match with your uploaded pictures. URL and photo upload both is allow.

7)  https://pimeyes.com/en/ (https://pimeyes.com/en/) and https://pipl.com
This website will also show you how many % match with your original photo. URL and photo upload both are allow.
  
Above all website I have used and check.  All are working good. Hope it will help us to find scammer. If we work and search together hope we can minimize scam on this forum. Let's fight against scammer.



Edit: 17-07-2018

Nice work. I want to add to your list a few extra searches and also other useful tools: www.icoethics.com/tools



Good topic.
This one is also useful https://berify.com/


An extra toy to play:  ELA (error level analysis) - Helps to detect if a photo was altered.
https://fotoforensics.com/


Also if you want to compare two whitepapers or two texts to find the copied contents you can use https://copyleaks.com/compare (https://copyleaks.com/compare)

This is one of the best free sites we found for searching websites for virus, spyware, and redirects.
This website also will show if a site has been added to Antivirus blacklist.
It is Free but limited to 3 searches per day.

https://rescan.pro/

a good tool to find wp theme:

https://www.wpthemedetector.com/

You can also try "Cloud Vision (https://cloud.google.com/vision/)":
- Apart from checking duplicate pictures, it also helps with extracting texts from images [and few other things...] (useful for checking plagiarized content in whitepapers that are made from images/screenshots only [instead of a normal PDF format]).


Title: Re: Seven useful web tools for find fake ICO team members to avoid scam.
Post by: avtonomro on July 02, 2018, 05:58:11 PM
Thanks for the list... unfortunately I have no Merits to give to you, but you 100% deserve them
This list is really usefull for everyone into the ICO world.
thanks a lot


Title: Re: Seven useful web tools for find fake ICO team members to avoid scam.
Post by: Vod on July 02, 2018, 06:49:45 PM
Does not belong in Meta.  Please move using control at lower left.


Title: Re: Seven useful web tools for find fake ICO team members to avoid scam.
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on July 02, 2018, 07:29:05 PM
Does not belong in Meta.  Please move using control at lower left.

Moved


Title: Re: Seven useful web tools for find fake ICO team members to avoid scam.
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on July 03, 2018, 04:55:20 AM
Thanks for the list... unfortunately I have no Merits to give to you, but you 100% deserve them
This list is really usefull for everyone into the ICO world.
thanks a lot

Not only thanks but also you can help forum by searching fake team picture. Alone no one can prevent scam. Every one should try to research and share on forum. Specially those are ANN and bounty operating from bitcointalk. It's more important that help forum members first as we are a family. If work together we can reduce scam from forum.


Title: Re: 🌍 Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Armaden on July 04, 2018, 07:25:26 PM
This is very useful in identifying fake teams who use fake LinkedIn profiles, and this is very rampant in ICOs these days.

Thank you for posting this and this will help in detecting possible ICO scams easily.

Kudos to thread starter!


Title: Re: 🌍 Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: biggNY on July 04, 2018, 08:33:46 PM
Recently most of scam ico use fake team from google or some other website and stock image. I have found multiple scam ico with fake team. Also other member found the same case.
Fake photo use means scam. Because they don't want to come on front. How they will come ? They had planed for scam. Actually no team is there just one or two persone create a website for token sale and stolen money from market. Those I will find with fake team I will mark them a pure scam. I don't care what is on their mind.
Check this link for Example : https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4467496.0

I want to share how I found due to many people asking for share. Even its very simple but maximum people lazy or don’t have idea about how to find fake ico team members.

Below are some useful website will help you to find out fake photo.

1)  http://www.reverse-image-search.org (http://www.reverse-image-search.org)   and  https://www.duplichecker.com/reverse-image-search.php (https://www.duplichecker.com/reverse-image-search.php)
This both are most effective website for search revers or similar photo on web. Because by uploading one time you will able to search 3 mega search engine website- Google , Bing and Yandex. Simply you can search by photo or URL.

2) https://www.tineye.com (https://www.tineye.com)
This website will search your photo Searched over 29.3 billion images on web. You can search by upload photo or URL
 
3)  https://www.everypixel.com/ (https://www.everypixel.com/)
This is the powerful tools for search fake photo. If ICO team buy photo from any stock image agencies this website will help you find photo across 50 Stock image agencies. You will able to search by upload image or URL.

4)  https://reverse.photos/ (https://reverse.photos/)
Search only from google . You can search only by uploading image.

5)  http://imgops.com (http://imgops.com)
By this website at a time you will able to find picture on google • bing • tineye • reddit • yandex • baidu• so.com • sogou . Upload image or input URL both are working.

6)  http://www.pictriev.com (http://www.pictriev.com)
interesting website for search image . It will show how many % match with your uploaded pictures. URL and photo upload both is allow.

7)  https://pimeyes.com/en/ (https://pimeyes.com/en/)
This website will also show you how many % match with your original photo. URL and photo upload both are allow.
  
Above all website I have used and check.  All are working good. Hope it will help us to find scammer. If we work and search together hope we can minimize scam on this forum. Let's fight against scammer.

Hi there. From your list I only knew tineye that I have been using before, bu never came to conclusion that I can use it for ICO checking. Good tip. Wanted to ask you which one you find the best amd why (since they all pretty much do the same job)? Thanks


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: tidus1097 on July 07, 2018, 02:08:55 AM
There's no need to waste time looking for all of them. I can tell it just by looking at the website and its presentation. If the website looks like it is made by a 5 year old with tweaked WordPress themes, then you know what that means. But if its quite good then I dug deeper into each of the member's profile for red flags. If there's none getting caught red handed, I still don't invest in their ICOs without getting enlisted in exchanges first.

I am a simple dude. I find any legitimate tokens on exchanges, I trade. ;)


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on July 07, 2018, 08:37:38 AM
There's no need to waste time looking for all of them. I can tell it just by looking at the website and its presentation. If the website looks like it is made by a 5 year old with tweaked WordPress themes, then you know what that means. But if its quite good then I dug deeper into each of the member's profile for red flags. If there's none getting caught red handed, I still don't invest in their ICOs without getting enlisted in exchanges first.

I am a simple dude. I find any legitimate tokens on exchanges, I trade. ;)

It's great to hear that you are much expert regarding ICO. I appreciate your idea. Actually the reson of this post , I have caught some ICO recently with fake team. Then many people asking me how to find. So I thought to share that process how I found. It's not for investor only, it's help for bounty hunters also. I am also same to you. Even legit ICO I am not much interested to invest. But some time it's happened and I have never loss any ICO. Currently most of ICO is scam or can't reach soft cap. So better avoid now.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: marlboroza on July 07, 2018, 10:56:47 PM
Good topic.
This one is also useful https://berify.com/


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: ejoran on July 16, 2018, 04:25:55 PM
thank guys for the support
good job


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on July 17, 2018, 04:26:09 PM


An extra toy to play:  ELA (error level analysis) - Helps to detect if a photo was altered.

https://fotoforensics.com/

Great info OP

Also if you want to compare two whitepapers or two texts to find the copied contents you can use https://copyleaks.com/compare (https://copyleaks.com/compare)

Quote updates on post. Thanks


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Probinus on July 18, 2018, 10:33:53 AM
Whoa this is awesome! I rarely have the time to browse the forum and this would really help determine which bounty to join. I also noticed that COINECT and XEONFRAME are proven scam thanks to you and these sites. Would it be too much if i'd ask you to check KONIOS (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=3231603.msg33636739#msg33636739) as well? It's also a Wapinter managed campaign and i'm really scared considering how much time i've been here.
 
Thanks! Much appreciated!


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: ethicalbtc on July 21, 2018, 02:47:21 PM
This is a great thread very useful to us new comers in town to determine a legit bounty campaigns and also for ICO investors. This thread must have merited if only I have one I'll give you some merits too. 


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: krishnaverma on July 29, 2018, 10:43:37 AM
In addition to the tools you mentioned, let me add one more. It is wayback machine.

Basically, this site allows you to look how a web page looked in the past. Suppose we have a new scam project at abc.com and they claim 100% daily returns on every investment. Now they keep changing their terms quite often on their website to lure more people. You can catch them with this tools. Similarly, you can check other suspicious activities like frequent change of teams for the project on their site.



Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Globality on July 29, 2018, 10:54:55 AM
Good tools - Thanks for the useful information!


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: shasan on August 03, 2018, 01:53:14 AM
Thank you very much for posting this useful information. I was searching this type of links to check team but could not find out good one like this. At last found it from you post.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Crypto99p on August 06, 2018, 06:27:19 AM
Thank you very much for this information.

Are there any tools which crawl through Facebook photos.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: OliverBuracBTC2017 on August 12, 2018, 09:07:45 AM
Thank you for this! Really will use those tools if I am able to invest in ICOs in the future.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Seven useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on August 12, 2018, 01:51:28 PM
This is one of the best free sites we found for searching websites for virus, spyware, and redirects.
This website also will show if a site has been added to Antivirus blacklist.
It is Free but limited to 3 searches per day.

https://rescan.pro/


Quote added on thread. Thanks for share.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Iamdeadlyz on September 09, 2018, 09:37:27 AM
Kudos to the OP  :)

I was only using the tineye tool and this one https://www.prepostseo.com/reverse-image-search
Now I can use a lot of search engines thanks to you  :D

Let's hunt more scammers!!  8)

Btw, this thread should be pinned  ;)


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: CoinPoint on September 10, 2018, 08:22:11 AM
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Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: r_victory on September 23, 2018, 05:36:54 AM
Thanks for the great topic. It's always good to be careful and do all sorts of research so you don't fall into scams! And nowadays the amount of tools available for this is incredible, I'll test them now!


Title: Re: [Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team
Post by: fizik4 on September 27, 2018, 06:27:46 PM
HEY. What should I draw conclusions from the data? ICO :https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5037197.0 . A team of 4 people. Linkedin link in one does not work. I did not find the rest with the help of the listed tools. What with the rest? can it be that there is not a single mention in the networks? or are they real? And if they are real people, then what about the last-fake?


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: lovesmayfamilis on October 21, 2018, 06:00:27 PM
If the photo was edited, then always less confidence. You can check how the photo was edited.

http://imageedited.com/


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: plr on November 11, 2018, 10:14:18 PM
This is what I've been looking for I'm just relaying information that is posting here in this forum, now I can do it on my own, so sorry to I don't have merit to send anymore but you deserve for compiling this, makes it easier for all of us here .


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: SFR10 on November 19, 2018, 01:36:01 PM
You can also try "Cloud Vision (https://cloud.google.com/vision/)":
- Apart from checking duplicate pictures, it also helps with extracting texts from images [and few other things...] (useful for checking plagiarized content in whitepapers that are made from images/screenshots only [instead of a normal PDF format]).


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on November 20, 2018, 07:22:53 AM
You can also try "Cloud Vision (https://cloud.google.com/vision/)":

Added on main thread. Thanks for help community.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: aioc on November 20, 2018, 10:23:19 AM
Damn great list, this is the kind of thread or information that deserves merits, I have bookmarked it and will definitely going to use this from now, I just knew something like this will comes out that we can use to combat these frauds not only those rating sites only.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: robelneo on November 21, 2018, 02:09:14 PM
If a newbie posted this he could easily reach a higher level in just a short period of time, this kind of post deserves a merit and I wonder why the guy only has a few merits, but great post, this will helps us all, because we are investors and bounty hunters here.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: efrenbilantok on February 20, 2019, 06:55:59 AM
Great tools to find scam ICO's, Im glad to see this very helpful thread
I hope I can help you guys catch more SCAM ICO's by using these tools for the better and healthier cryptoworld :)
Now is the start of my scam ICO hunting, hope to catch some.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: whotookmycrypto on March 14, 2019, 02:43:57 PM
Up for newcomers

Hey do you have methods to share to deal with AI created faces like what the user a few post above mentioned? Thanks.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: AhmadM on March 15, 2019, 09:37:42 AM
This one also good tools for checking both plagiarism and duplicate image. Support till 1000 characters for plagiarism checker or by upload file with .docx/.txt format, then for the duplicate image you can check by upload an image or enter the image URL.

https://smallseotools.com


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: COOLCRYPTOVATOR on April 25, 2019, 06:13:53 AM
Hey do you have methods to share to deal with AI created faces like what the user a few post above mentioned? Thanks.
No, still I have not find any kind of tools for detect AI created faces. It's a bit difficult to identify since it's really look like real picture. But we could identify few face by using our brains. There is few common mistakes on the picture because I have tried and investigated it. 80% picture have few common mistakes and I don't like to expose it. Because may be scammer would misuse it and they would aware. So create few face then zoom it and investigate deeply. Hope you will found something wrong.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: masulum on June 13, 2019, 11:10:52 AM
Quote
4)  https://reverse.photos/
Search only from google . You can search only by uploading image.

Simple way to search image from Google is upload it directly to https://images.google.com/?gws_rd=ssl

https://i.ibb.co/4YjS2nR/image.png (https://ibb.co/gPDWdLZ)


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: The Planner on August 04, 2019, 09:23:51 PM
Thank you for that thread. I'm already using these tools from long time to discover the fake teams and also the fake images they using in their whitepapers, social media, and telegram.

You can check my table for analysing the bounties and projects from the following link
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1HaCHVydpUN8jXfinj4BOktx0mTr4s5S-KQzpt8V0yhI/edit#gid=1417620408


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: timerland on September 30, 2019, 10:16:51 AM
This is a great thread - I think investors should all have their own must follow steps every time they see an ICO that is interesting, follow a couple links, check for copied content, check for fake or edited team members, etc, etc

If the photo was edited, then always less confidence. You can check how the photo was edited.

http://imageedited.com/
Thanks mate. Saved this link, I've only used google images search back in the past to check for fake/stolen team photos.

I don't have a specific tool I use, but more so a piece of advice -  A lot of ICO's nowadays use fake advisors, and they often put random advisors there that actually have nothing to do with the project. Google and find the advisors, and if you can't find if they are involved in the project, DM them if your bothered, or just give up and assume it's a scam.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Zionatin on October 02, 2019, 09:58:34 PM
Thank you very much for doing this for us. This is very helpful and I have bookmarked it. I can quickly run a few of these checks and pick up the scam quickly without wasting time. No more wasted time on bounties, trying to figure out of they real or not. This will eliminate most of them probably. At least half. I also think you should add that you should whois the website of the accused to check for things like a domain registration that is ending soon. A real team will never have a domain that will expire anytime soon and you will be shocked to see how often this happens with scam websites. They domain flip all over the place. I get very suspicious when a project claims to want to stick around but their domain expires next week?

You deserve some merits but I have none to give :( silly merit system.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: masulum on October 30, 2019, 12:16:04 AM
I found good tools to compare similarity picture. This tool is good for members who have a coding skill. Check this out:
Code:
https://deepai.org/machine-learning-model/image-similarity

Demo version:
https://i.postimg.cc/9Qk7HvfC/image.png

I can't explain too much about this, because currently I do not really understand to use this tool. I hope other members can give explanation about this tool later.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: SFR10 on November 15, 2019, 08:10:21 AM
https://pipl.com
This website will also show you how many % match with your original photo. URL and photo upload both are allow.
You can also try "Cloud Vision (https://cloud.google.com/vision/)":
- Apart from checking duplicate pictures, it also helps with extracting texts from images [and few other things...] (useful for checking plagiarized content in whitepapers that are made from images/screenshots only [instead of a normal PDF format]).
It appears the above two services have altered their system (no longer suitable for finding duplicate pictures [you might want to remove them from the list]).


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: tvplus006 on January 19, 2020, 02:43:56 PM
Since the creation of this topic, it remains relevant for everyone. After all, every day we see that scammers publish new scams instead of disclosed fraudulent schemes. A very useful Guide not only for Newbie, but also for all forum participants.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: SFR10 on March 19, 2020, 08:55:55 AM
^
Not sure if you've missed reading "my previous post (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=4586576.msg53081564#msg53081564)" but you might want to consider removing those websites from the list.

In addition to my previous post, the following websites no longer have a purpose for the list:

~Snipped~
https://rescan.pro/
That project is already suspended.

Nice work. I want to add to your list a few extra searches and also other useful tools: www.icoethics.com/tools
"icoethics" is no longer accessible to the public since it's password protected and no one can create an account on their website.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Alucard1 on October 01, 2020, 07:59:23 AM
Thanks for the good topic, we, the beginners should know this information, there are many scammers in the virtual world and it would be easy for you to get scammed if you don't have any idea about fake websites. Beginners are the common victims of those scammers because they know that they are still new and they don't have good experience yet.

The common things that I am usually doing when I am going to try a website especially an investment/trading website, I will read first some reviews about it and I also checks its official website.

There are also good topics about this:
Ignorance the cause of scam and hack. (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5264789.0)
Crypto scams revealed (https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5232577.0)


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: Dorodha on October 01, 2020, 12:47:44 PM
The number of scammers in crypto is constantly increasing new things are emerging and new ways are being scammed. Every member of the forum needs to learn trading strategies and gain good knowledge and experience to avoid falling prey to this scam. The guide line is the most effective adherence to these ideas of forum participation cards can easily prevent scams a good purpose determines a good team and good strategy to go to market.


Title: Re: 🌍[Guide] Prevent scam!!! Some useful tools for find scam / fake ICO team 🌍
Post by: masulum on October 01, 2020, 03:32:54 PM
The guide line is the most effective adherence to these ideas of forum participation cards can easily prevent scams a good purpose determines a good team and good strategy to go to market.

Yes, that's the main purpose of having a community, in this thread you can do your own research using the various tools above. If, one day you find a project that is "suspicious" you can try to verify by your self, but if with the tools mentioned in the OP does not succeed in making you successfully verify, try to visit the scam accusation board. Vice versa, if the scam board is not found, try to research with the tool mentioned by the OP. If you are not sure with the results, you can stop to follow that project.