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FTC Cracks Down on Senders of Spam Text Messages Promoting "Free" Gift Cards

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by groomsxxx, Mar 22, 2013.

  1. groomsxxx

    groomsxxx Power Member

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    No wonder all these affiliate companies have been sending e-mails saying to not send any SMS messages anymore.

    Might be a reason ******* closed up shop as well because they were pushing SMS heavy....
     
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    this is old news man
     
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    Obey.my owner got busted for this
     
  5. groomsxxx

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    It wasnt old news to me ..and I figure out of all the people here on this site, its not old news to plenty of them either.
     
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    About time something was done about this. It got really annoying getting random messages.
     
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    So funny, a friend just asked me to help him with SMS.. i didn't even read this thread and said "no".. Online marketing already has so much gray area, who need to start wondering what is allowed or disallowed in the eyes of the FTC.
     
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    SMS = Good earner if done right.

    We have a good amount of clients who use our credit-card processing services in tandem with their sms programs / setup.

    Abide by the law, remove people who do not want your sms spam and you should be okay :)
     
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    ha my friend actually lost his account for this and the 1200$ he made :( hey you mess with the bull you get the horns :)