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Banned from Dreamhost for spamming

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by own007, Jan 22, 2010.

  1. own007

    own007 Regular Member

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    Hi, I got banned from Dreamhost last week for spamming. i send them a letter that of course i never spamed but they refuse to re activate my account. i got two domains on their hosting that i registered with their domain registration service. how can i take control on those domains and remove them to other webhosting?
     
  2. Dangazzm

    Dangazzm Regular Member

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    Was you really spamming? I use Dreamhost also and would like to prevent this from happening to me also.
     
  3. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    guys, dont use the same company for domains as you do hosting, its just a recipe for disaster, use namecheap for domains and use whoever you like for your hosting, though i really cant recommend dudhost
     
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    GreenGoblin BANNED BANNED

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    yea its kinda like selling drugs to the cops...and u know there cops...lol.
     
  5. Dangazzm

    Dangazzm Regular Member

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    Wow, I feel stupid then cause I have been doing that this whole time... Its cheaper with them, 9.00 so I figured it wouldn't hurt.
     
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    Ask them to transfer your domain.Better transfer to namecheap for $6.99 - look for coupons to get prices low on transfers.
     
  7. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    last domains cost me 8.81 at namecheap, guys, savin 2 bucks on a domain to end up with headaches like this etc, its just not worth it, same reason for not using gaydaddy for domains, at the end of the day namecheap is a good enough price and dont have a tendancy to throw ur domains away on u or screw u around with them

    spend the extra $ or 2 on a domain, these sites should be making u at least the cost of the domain name each MONTH they are up, think a bit more longterm
     
  8. Jagged55

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    Once I had a whack of domains hosted at dreamhost and they threatened to lock the account etc for being accused of comment spamming. To make matters worse, the domains in question were registered through godaddy lol. Talked my way out of it with both parties but make sure you take trophaeum's advice!
     
  9. own007

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    One of the domains used to generate at least 500$ a month and after u get banning they don't even answare your massages. anyone have an idea what to do?
     
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    Phone them directly....if that doesn't work, accept your loss, learn from your mistakes and move on.
     
  11. SingleMom

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    OP .... your comments are echoed... this is exact to what happened with my hosting provider.


    they cut suspended my (many) website. Wordpress and forum website .. I think it may have been a plugin I added, but not sure.

    The point is I share your concerns and stressed. All my site are down.. And need hosting but do not just want to make a quick move for it to all happen again.

    Who to go to ? who has the best value ?
     
  12. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    if you are overloading shared hosting accounts go vps or dedi, volumedrive.com do cheap dedi's, if you read around here you will see there is a lot of love for them (thats where bhw hosts amongst many others that the staff host there), it really isnt that bad for a dedi at the end of the day and once they are setup right.... WOW the difference in page load times from crappy generic hosting is something you will hardly believe :)
     
  13. AgentOrange_MkUltra

    AgentOrange_MkUltra Junior Member

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    Go a step further..

    1 host for the website, 1 registrar for the domain, another company for the mail services and possibly another one for the dns ;)

    Independence and self-reliance...
     
  14. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    well technically you should have dns geodistributed, so ideally you do a cpanel server at 1 datacenter and a dns only slave cpanel at another in another country, the dns only is np to be a vps, as for mail, you set it up so that the primary cpanel box is the primary mx record and the dns only box is the 2ndary mx record, then you just get whatever registrar you like (again, namecheap has a good rep for what we do to date, plus those free positivessl's are pretty handy if you ask me) and your set pretty much
     
  15. own007

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    Guys, thanks for your help. after a lot of threatening i managet to get my domains EPP and transfer them to namecheap. can anybody give me a coupon for volumedrive.com dedi hosting?