Get rich quick: SPH demands Adam Khoo cough up $12,000

Posted on 18 September 2012

Adam Khoo tells SPH to STFU, GTFO. Sort of.

Adam Khoo, the master who teaches people without any discernible talent how to make money, has been told by Singapore Press Holdings to pay up $12,000 for putting up their newspaper articles online.

The last known victim of SPH’s extortion was former DJ Daniel Ong and his Twelve Cupcakes business in July this year. SPH wanted $3,000 from Dan The Man for reproducing articles belonging to them.

In retaliation, Adam Khoo is erm… we are not sure how he is fighting back. But he is angrily going to take down the online articles. Without apologies, you hear!

Here is Adam Khoo’s Facebook status:

Singapore Press Holdings (SPH) has served me a notice that they want to charge me $12,000+ for putting all the news paper articles about myself on the Internet (Over 24+). Over the last 15 years, I have been interviewed many times by the Straits Times, Sunday Times, The New Paper, Lianhe Zaobao, Young Parents, Teenage Magazine, Berita Harian, Streats etc… on my personal and business success.

It’s funny how once you become very rich, everybody wants to find a way to take a piece of it. That’s fine with me. The thing is that as a matter of principle, I refuse to pay for articles that were written about me. I did not charge them royalties for my interviews, so why should I pay royalties for featuring my own stories.

This is not to mention the fact that I already spend almost $1 million advertising on the local media, of which SPH is a huge beneficiary.

So as of today, I am taking down all press articles that have been published by SPH.

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