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[Duplicate Accounts?] These 2 BHW members' accounts are suspicious...

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by srb888, Jun 8, 2015.

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  1. srb888

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    Hi!


    Guys, look carefully at the highlighted names in the image. They look like they are made by a single person, on the same day, and around the same time... What do you say?


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    johnmanjohnny: (Profile)
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/878256-johnmanjohnny.html


    johnnyjohnjohnn: (Profile)
    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/members/878257-johnnyjohnjohnn.html

    Are these 2 accounts created by the same person? Did he use a single IP address to create them both? Why can't our BHW System automatically catch/flag such activities... for example: duplicate accounts creation activity and other such abuse of the system using IP Address similarity?

    Can't this sub-program be written (if any add-ons are still not available) to automatically search for similar and existing account names, or similar IP addresses before allowing/committing the new member account to the system? For any membership platform like ours and in today's advanced world, such a sub-program/add-on is indispensable imho.

    Both these accounts are created on the same day (06.08.2015; i.e., today), and possibly around the same time... If they (one or more of the duplicate accounts) don't post on the forum, then it would be next to impossible for anyone to catch them in time, and before any more harm (scam etc related) is done to the community...

    Your views could help the owner of this great site in making the BHW system more secure -- for the system as well as for the members of BHW.

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  2. Society Girl

    Society Girl Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    And then you remember that you're allowed as many accounts as you like as long as they don't influence the marketplace.
     
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  3. Brad100

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    What? LOL, somebody enlighten our "mod" with the rules please.

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    Here you go: [​IMG]
     
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  4. WebTG

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    This is what happen when you make Executive VIP to a new member, however i know you get it from different way.
     
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  5. srb888

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    lol. Can you explain to me what does that sentence mean exactly? Do these new duplicate account holders, when may be legally(!!!:)!!!) creating duplicate accounts, also sign a legal contract that they WILL NOT influence the marketplace ever? ;)

    I am real dim, you see... and your comment doesn't click anything inside my head :)D)...
     
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  7. Titans

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    lol sounds like a good idea. :p

     
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  8. srb888

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    :D, Once in a while, I open a serious(-looking) thread, and a guy turns it into a comedy circus! lol. Anyway, nothing is better than an occasional (too-often is too good) smile! :)
     
  9. KraftyKyle

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    Instead of posting this in the lounge, it would be most beneficial to instead contact a mod with your evidence and have them handle it.
     
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  10. srb888

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    I wanted more ideas from members on how we can stop the menace of duplicate accounts. As I said, it would help BHW a lot when members give their opinions and ideas. The menace has been called out a lot of times in the past, but it still exists... hence I created the thread. Of course, I've been actively informing the mods (thru PM system) whenever I find duplicate accounts and any such system abuses, but this time I wanted more useful inputs from members.

    Thanks!
     
  11. SeoWrecker

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    You own more than one account. Don't you ?
     
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  12. srb888

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    Guys please! Let's stay on the point of needing some great remedy to stop the menace of duplicate accounts hurting our BHW system.... or may be I should close this thread before it goes more south... :(

    Thank you, God bless!

    Keep Smiling! :)
     
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    lol, that looks fishy... i agreed that the mod should do something about it!
     
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  14. tsubibo

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    Maybe just alert the mods about it. They will know if they actually used the same ip adress.
     
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    I own 987654 accounts, why?
     
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    Seriously, nobody wants to see a white name tag prancing around like an uneducated, privileged idiot. Executive VIP used to be something many people looked up to and aspired to be some day.

    Apologize for not knowing the rules and potentially costing the forum money. I've been a paying member for 4+ years, here I am back from vacation wondering whether I want to renew or not and I'm seeing an executive VIP singing "I'm Stupid and I Know It".

    Not impressed.
     
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    Sorry but you don't belong here, honestly.
    You are here to work on BHW (I forgot what exactly, one mod have mention it), but please don't stretch it to much and post stupid stuff, that people can take seriously because you have a white tag.
     
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    Sorry friends! I think we will have to wait a long time to get a suitable solution the the problem... err problems. [​IMG] Hence I am closing this thread, with all due respect to almost all the members who have posted on it. I was hoping to find a really good solution, but I think that some of us, including me, will be using only our senses to sense and report those illegal intruders for a very long time to come...

    In a hoe that we will have the solution soon, I am sadly, tearfully, dejectedly, miserably, cheerlessly, heavyheartedly, ... closing this thread. [​IMG]

    Thanks again, and stay happy and prosper in life! God bless all!
     
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    Sorry... I was so angry and sad :(, I almost closed another member's thread which was open next to this thread... lolololol. Sorry to that member for my intense stupidity! lol

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