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Topic # 151365 22-Aug-2014 21:07
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I just received an email from purehosting dot co dot nz offering a free trial for all 24/7 hosting companies, and thought I should post a warning about it. Not only does their site look very amateur for a "family run New Zealand company with back ground experience in support, customer service, IT, web-hosting and site-building.", but they cc'ed 7,000 email addresses in the cc field instead of bcc. LOL!

Hopefully this thread gets picked up by Google, and anyone who searches for it after reading the email won't get scammed in.

*shakes head*

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  Reply # 1113750 22-Aug-2014 21:20
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About us = zero info. No phone numbers, no street addresses wouldn't go near them.




Mike
Retired IT Manager. 
The views stated in my posts are my personal views and not that of any other organisation.

 

 It's our only home, lets clean it up then...

 

Take My Advice, Pull Down Your Pants And Slide On The Ice!

 

 


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  Reply # 1113761 22-Aug-2014 21:26
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Don't even get me started about the "stuff up" i just did long day then i copy that list into cced. any way just wanted to let you all know im not a scam like """"""""* you know who!

Want to know anything just ask.

as for the website i have just been putting my time into geting the servers running strong and kill all them bugs.

I do apologize for this what a good way to start off hahaha.

 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1113764 22-Aug-2014 21:37
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"All prices are in NZD & exclude GST"

:(




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  Reply # 1113766 22-Aug-2014 21:39
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ZaneThoms: Want to know anything just ask.


Sure, I was wondering then where you got the email addresses for 24/7 Hosting customers?

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30 DAYS FREE Hosting!!! Why not try Kiwi Based PureHosting. Free Trail for all 24/7 Hosting customers


Are you sick of your current hosting provider??

Do you want 30Days Free Web Hosting with no strings??


We here at Pure Hosting understand you have been recently
let down by your current hosting provider.

We offer our sincere apologies for the poor service you have received,
the damage it has caused to you're business and you're valued customers.

While we cant rectify issues your provider has caused you, we can help in getting you set back up and running with a Hosting provider that cares about their customers.

WHY CHOOSE US?

We are a family run New Zealand company with back ground experience in support, customer service, IT, web-hosting and site-building.

WHAT MAKES US BETTER FROM YOU'RE CURRENT PROVIDER?

We reply to all support tickets, keep all domain details correct and expiration dates accurate and most importantly we keep our servers LIVE


With our 30DAY free trial and .co.nz free domain transfers, why not sign up with us. Give it a go you wont regret it, as we can and will provide with the service you pay for and deserve.


Sign up today to help us help you be the best company you can be



Think you will be safe to stay with your current provider? Check out the latest warning from the Domain Name Commission (DNC)

http://dnc.org.nz/story/dncl-directs-voyager-internet-247-hosting-breaches?m=309


Thanks for you're time, I hope you look into making the best choice you can to host your site

Sincerely
Zane Thoms
Proud CEO of Pure Hosting

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  Reply # 1113768 22-Aug-2014 21:42
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Unlimited Bandwidth?
How unlimited is this? Whats the bandwidth available to the site node hosting the sites?





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  Reply # 1113769 22-Aug-2014 21:44
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Yea iknow, the sites just like this for now and pricing. The package prices will stay the same however looking into the GST making it inclusive.
For the time being we are just asking people to give us a go and see if they like the service which is completely free for 30 days. Once that 30 days is up and they want to move hey thats algood just grateful that they decided to try us out and they arnt going to be bound by any contract not a scam. We started this up because of the sh!t a certain hosting provider has done to their customers want people to have faith in hosting providers again.
But i guess like i said not off to a good start, just hope people can look past that. End of the day im just a husband and father trying to save you money and stress

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  Reply # 1113772 22-Aug-2014 21:47
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LostBoyNZ:
ZaneThoms: Want to know anything just ask.


Sure, I was wondering then where you got the email addresses for 24/7 Hosting customers?



lets say it was there list if so they would have owed me money - but then in saying that it might not be there list ;P

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  Reply # 1113774 22-Aug-2014 21:49
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TimA: Unlimited Bandwidth?
How unlimited is this? Whats the bandwidth available to the site node hosting the sites?



i pay per 1TB chunk so pretty unlimited

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  Reply # 1113777 22-Aug-2014 21:53
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LostBoyNZ:
ZaneThoms: Want to know anything just ask.


Sure, I was wondering then where you got the email addresses for 24/7 Hosting customers?



Perhaps you should answer this question as right now the only options for how you got them is you broke the dnc's privacy policy or you are 24/7 hosting.





Geoff E



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  Reply # 1113781 22-Aug-2014 21:55
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*grabs a bag of popcorn and watches the discussion* XD

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  Reply # 1113782 22-Aug-2014 21:55
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Dam do i even want to know what you are upto hahaha as of this min that would worry me seeing as i have no clients atm

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  Reply # 1113787 22-Aug-2014 22:02
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Just to confirm. The IP of the website: 119.224.64.218 belongs to: static.slingshot.co.nz
That would make me believe this is a residential service? Call plus run business plans but the IP range would be labelled as CallPlus.
Strange.




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  Reply # 1113789 22-Aug-2014 22:02
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geocom:
LostBoyNZ:
ZaneThoms: Want to know anything just ask.


Sure, I was wondering then where you got the email addresses for 24/7 Hosting customers?



Perhaps you should answer this question as right now the only options for how you got them is you broke the dnc's privacy policy or you are 24/7 hosting.



hahaha im not 24/7 thank god as for the dnc this list was mistakenly sent to me as now it is to all of you and as i was owed money from them and  we all got screwed over i took it apon myself to setup "purehosting" and TRY help all of us out.

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  Reply # 1113790 22-Aug-2014 22:04
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ZaneThoms: 
But i guess like i said not off to a good start, just hope people can look past that. End of the day im just a husband and father trying to save you money and stress

 

So you are going to be providing 24 hour support, 7 days a week by yourself? 

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  Reply # 1113791 22-Aug-2014 22:05
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mattwnz:
ZaneThoms: 
But i guess like i said not off to a good start, just hope people can look past that. End of the day im just a husband and father trying to save you money and stress

So you are going to be providing 24 hour support, 7 days a week by yourself? 


i do have some help back here you know. well ticket and support side of things.

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