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Topic # 93077 13-Nov-2011 20:07 Send private message

Just got some more spam from my favorite spammer :-)

www.matesrate.co.nz
www.getthematesrates.com



To: [email protected]
Subject: Get the Mates Rate! 40-90 percent off local deals
X-PHP-Originating-Script: 33:email.php
Message-ID: <[email protected]>
Date: Sun, 13 Nov 2011 00:04:50 -0500
From: "Mates Rate" <[email protected]>
Reply-To: [email protected]
+ lots of spam advertising his service.

whois... 

registrant_contact_name: Network Administrator  <- This is against the rules of a domain..
registrant_contact_address1: 1220 N. Market St Ste 804
registrant_contact_city: Wilmington
registrant_contact_province: Delaware
registrant_contact_postalcode: 19801
registrant_contact_country: US (UNITED STATES)
registrant_contact_phone: +1 30 5923265
registrant_contact_email: [email protected]  <- Mr Battles

Address listed on spam..

Mates Rate
PO Box 303-348, North Harbour, North Shore 0751

Same Address as mr Battles other spamming activities..
(http://optin-marketing.info/iem/display.php?M=76297&C=e610cc9c1a73571774007c79745a8253&S=69&L=4&N=61)


 

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  Reply # 544877 13-Nov-2011 20:24 Send private message

I can't understand how some people can't just learn their activities are not welcome by a normal society...





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  Reply # 544878 13-Nov-2011 20:30 Send private message

Please report this to the DIA they want to nail this losers butt to the wall

http://www.dia.govt.nz/services-anti-spam-index

Tony is the person I dealt with, Very nice guy

John






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  Reply # 544883 13-Nov-2011 20:39 Send private message

johnr: Please report this to the DIA they want to nail this losers butt to the wall

http://www.dia.govt.nz/services-anti-spam-index

Tony is the person I dealt with, Very nice guy

John


Yes.. It has been reported (like always) to the DIA already via antispam.govt.nz

Also complaint to his hosting provider and email provider..

Complained to his registrar about putting invalid Details for his .nz domain also



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  Reply # 544885 13-Nov-2011 20:44 Send private message

Mr Battles has to be one of the top 10 dumbest people in New Zealand






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  Reply # 544887 13-Nov-2011 20:49 Send private message

johnr: Mr Battles has to be one of the top 10 dumbest people in New Zealand


Hes not actually in NZ now (as far as I know) .. doing all the spamming from overseas but using NZ services (nz domain names,phone numbers,addresses etc) 

It was reported he had injunction sending spam to .nz domain names but I couldn't find the actual court documents or when the court case was etc

 



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  Reply # 544889 13-Nov-2011 21:06 Send private message

Here they come.. got 8 of them so far to various email addresses :-(

 

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  Reply # 544937 14-Nov-2011 06:54 Send private message

I got one too, also reported :)

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  Reply # 544943 14-Nov-2011 07:56 Send private message

Yes, got the matesrates spam today as well. Will report later.




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  Reply # 545115 14-Nov-2011 12:42

Got bombarded with them today too.

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  Reply # 545198 14-Nov-2011 15:25 Send private message

Got them as well, to an email address that we used to have on our website, but hasn't been there for more than 10 years.

Forwarded to DIA.

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  Reply # 545256 14-Nov-2011 16:50 Send private message

LennonNZ: 
registrant_contact_name: Network Administrator <- this is against the rules of a domain


Actually, just to address this - it isn't against the registration agreement for any TLDs I know of (except maybe .name) - role based registrations are extremely common and recommended for organisational registrations. 



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  Reply # 545260 14-Nov-2011 16:53 Send private message

Kyanar:
LennonNZ: 
registrant_contact_name: Network Administrator


Actually, just to address this - it isn't against the registration agreement for any TLDs I know of (except maybe .name) - role based registrations are extremely common and recommended for organisational registrations. 



For .nz domain names it is..

the Rules are they have to be registered  to identifiable individuals or companies. Network Administrator doesn't cover this!

whois matesrate.co.nz
version: 5.00
query_datetime: 2011-11-14T16:52:27+13:00
domain_name: matesrate.co.nz
query_status: 200 Active
domain_dateregistered: 2011-05-17T22:46:16+12:00
domain_datebilleduntil: 2012-05-17T22:46:16+12:00
domain_datelastmodified: 2011-06-17T11:44:33+12:00
domain_delegaterequested: yes
domain_signed: no
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registrar_name: Instra Corporation (www.instra.com)
registrar_address1: GPO Box 988
registrar_city: Melbourne
registrar_province: Victoria
registrar_postalcode: 3001
registrar_country: AU (AUSTRALIA)
registrar_phone: +61 3 97831800
registrar_fax: +61 3 97836844
registrar_email: [email protected]
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registrant_contact_name: Network Administrator
registrant_contact_address1: 1220 N. Market St Ste 804
registrant_contact_city: Wilmington
registrant_contact_province: Delaware
registrant_contact_postalcode: 19801
registrant_contact_country: US (UNITED STATES)
registrant_contact_phone: +1 30 5923265
registrant_contact_email: [email protected]
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admin_contact_name: Network Administrator
admin_contact_address1: 1220 N. Market St Ste 804
admin_contact_city: Wilmington
admin_contact_province: Delaware
admin_contact_postalcode: 19801
admin_contact_country: US (UNITED STATES)
admin_contact_phone: +1 30 5923265
admin_contact_email: [email protected]
%
technical_contact_name: Network Administrator
technical_contact_address1: 1220 N. Market St Ste 804
technical_contact_city: Wilmington
technical_contact_province: Delaware
technical_contact_postalcode: 19801
technical_contact_country: US (UNITED STATES)
technical_contact_phone: +1 30 5923265
technical_contact_email: [email protected]
%
ns_name_01: ns1.instradns.com
ns_name_02: ns2.instradns.com
ns_name_03: ns3.instradns.com

http://www.spam.co.nz/spam/brendanbattles.php


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  Reply # 545264 14-Nov-2011 16:59

Just got a bunch of them at work - They are all to email addresses that arent regularly used - 'ie aliases' that arent used so send email.

They have come from Getthematesrate.com - which isnt really even a proper website - just a crappy one page statement.

It does say this though:

Email Campaigns
You will be added to Getthematesrate.com's email campaign list only if you register to receive email via a form on the Getthematesrate.com website or
one of our partners' website. You may opt-out of receiving our newsletters by clicking on the opt-out link included in every email campaign we send.

I have opted out - wonder if that will work...




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  Reply # 545265 14-Nov-2011 17:01 Send private message

robjg63: Just got a bunch of them at work - They are all to email addresses that arent regularly used - 'ie aliases' that arent used so send email.

They have come from Getthematesrate.com - which isnt really even a proper website - just a crappy one page statement.

It does say this though:

Email Campaigns
You will be added to Getthematesrate.com's email campaign list only if you register to receive email via a form on the Getthematesrate.com website or
one of our partners' website. You may opt-out of receiving our newsletters by clicking on the opt-out link included in every email campaign we send.

I have opted out - wonder if that will work...


Probably just confirmed your email address is live so he can use it some more :)



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  Reply # 545267 14-Nov-2011 17:02 Send private message

robjg63: Just got a bunch of them at work - They are all to email addresses that arent regularly used - 'ie aliases' that arent used so send email.

They have come from Getthematesrate.com - which isnt really even a proper website - just a crappy one page statement.

It does say this though:

Email Campaigns
You will be added to Getthematesrate.com's email campaign list only if you register to receive email via a form on the Getthematesrate.com website or
one of our partners' website. You may opt-out of receiving our newsletters by clicking on the opt-out link included in every email campaign we send.

I have opted out - wonder if that will work...


You shouldn't have to opt out as you never opted in in the 1st place.

report to www.antispam.govt.nz  !!

 

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