Startup slammed for copying 37signals

Controversy raged this weekend as online referral startup Curebit was caught red-handed using not only design from 37signals, but also code and images directly hot-linked from the 37signals website.

37signals partner David Heinemeier Hansson was quick to slam the startup's actions, at one point labelling the Curebit team "fucking scumbags", responding to seemingly flippant and dismissive claims from Curebit co-founder Allan Grant, who said: "We're a tiny startup - what's wrong with a quick & dirty test?", and suggested that Hansson "chill".

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