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Experienced PBN Guys -- This Happen To You Yet?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SupremeBoner, Apr 2, 2015.

  1. SupremeBoner

    SupremeBoner Junior Member

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    I've registered four deleted domains over the past two days only to notice this morning that godaddy has refunded and locked all the accounts I made for each site I registered.

    Im using the arguably safest method for pbns by creating 1 registrar account per domain, using old owners info, and using paypal as payment.

    Here is the message I recieved from godaddy:

    Now I dont exactly want to send them a scan of my ID, not just because I'm registering domains under real peoples names, but also because I don't like the idea of emailing my ID for any reason to anybody.

    Has this happened to anyone and they found a way around it? Can I call/email and do the ole, "im registering on behalf of a client who's paying me to take care of all of this for him" kinda deal? Or should I let these domains die and not pursue this before they find out what I'm really doing?

    This also makes me wonder if all registrars are going to start doing this eventually -- basically locking all accounts where paypal doesnt match registrant info.
     
  2. francis1017

    francis1017 Supreme Member

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    Hey,

    Me too they locked my account and received the message that you showed.
    Anyways I did gave what they asked and they unlocked my account without any problem.
     
  3. randybishop

    randybishop Elite Member

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    I hate f##king godaddy
     
  4. akssiv2007

    akssiv2007 Senior Member

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    Namecheap is the best.
     
  5. SupremeBoner

    SupremeBoner Junior Member

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    Was this for PBN's?

    Feels sketchy given them ID when im technically doing someting illegal
     
  6. MarioCimmino

    MarioCimmino Newbie

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    I've moved away from Godaddy altogether for this very reason. Better off just sticking to other registrars in my opinion. I wouldn't give them my ID either.
     
  7. Peter Ngo

    Peter Ngo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Why is your PBN illegal if you don't mind me asking?
     
  8. SupremeBoner

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    Using someone elses name and address based on old whois info.
     
  9. francis1017

    francis1017 Supreme Member

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    Yes for PBN's.. I can't let my account banned since it has 9 domains..
    But I am not really afraid sending my account since those websites are not using any DCMA or any adult sh!ts, just pure PBN..
     
  10. Tilko

    Tilko Junior Member

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    I had the same problem.
    You won't be able to unlock it, just tell them to refund you the money...
    I was able to unlock my main godaddy account with real info BARELY.
    They didn't see I was registering domains under fake names though.
    Anyway, namecheap will save your problems.
    I have around 20-30 accounts there for my PBN domains and it's working just fine.
    They locked all of my accounts once but the unlocked it hours later.
    If you get them locked just send them a message:
    "I was creating multiple namecheap accounts because I am offering a new service to my costumers,
    which includes creating namecheap accounts with their info."

    Good luck OP.
     
  11. sam1277

    sam1277 Registered Member

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    I had a similar situation with hostgator
     
  12. pathart

    pathart Senior Member

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    Don't use godaddy, I recommend internetbs or namecheap.
     
  13. lilmasta

    lilmasta Elite Member

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    so far i haven't faced this problem yet but i will be careful now thanks for the bringing it up
     
  14. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    +1 for namecheap. If you make multiple accoutns with fake info from the same browser/IP you are asking for trouble.
     
  15. IPaidForThisName

    IPaidForThisName Regular Member

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    If they ask you about the whois info, just tell them they are for your clients.
     
  16. PBN BUILDER

    PBN BUILDER Newbie

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    The paranoia makes me laugh. What a waste of time and energy having different accounts.
     
  17. donsiemen

    donsiemen Regular Member

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    I assumed google hasn't hammer you because you are leaving a footprint for them to nail your ass

    Yes they are avoiding a footprint by having a different accounts
     
  18. SupremeBoner

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    Yea I usually use proxies when registering. Issue is the proxies sometimes trip redflags and the registrars block your order. Make sense because someone shady would use proxies if pursuing identity theft.

    When 1,000 pbns are all registered to John Diggle how can you not see the footprint--especially if many of them start to get penalized. It is not paranoia it is risk analysis. Risk vs effort.
     
  19. Tilko

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    Yeah because having XXX PBN domains with same who is info is not a footprint at all. :)
     
  20. accelerator_dd

    accelerator_dd Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can get privacy for them all. Or you can buy domains on behalf of someone else - namecheap has this option, not sure about others.