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@German Webmasters - How do you stay anonymous

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Basvas, Oct 2, 2009.

  1. Basvas

    Basvas Newbie

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    Ok i'm sure there a couple of webmasters from Germany here running german sites / landing pages and using blackhat methods to get leads/traffic.
    Basically my main problem is the german law that req you to provide valid contact info (Name , Adress etc) or you can face huge penalty fees by the law.
    My domains are all .com and "whois" protected but they still can catch my ass right?
     
  2. evilx

    evilx Newbie

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    you can't really hide your info with a protected whois, so if you break the law by whatever means it's possible to get your info directly from ICANN.
    and if you use fake info, ICANN can disable the domain completely.
     
  3. me100rabh

    me100rabh Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    i have seen one thread here in this forum only, in that the OP offering complete hiding of domain info with a cost of $110/year. i dont know more abt this...will tryto findout...
     
  4. golum

    golum Registered Member

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    Use a maildrop for domain-registration or a offshore company (offshore firma mit treuhänder) :).
     
  5. Raphael

    Raphael Registered Member

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    Use Namecheap to register a .net / .org or .com Domain - they rank better then de's and you can hide your who is data
     
  6. pro2sell

    pro2sell Registered Member

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    yes, but not for long. if the german government indicates a possible fraud as the reason, the registrar will disclose personal data

    but there are several ways to hide your footsteps. time ago [in my former life] we had some ways to stay undetected in real life mode :D

    more on PM
     
  7. sebamann1

    sebamann1 Junior Member

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    i second the idea of going offshore. start a maildrop somewhere, register a panama corporation or a trust. they'll neve r be able to find out who you are, as panama has very strict privacy laws. and, as said above, this is a GREAT opportunity for tax evasion.
     
  8. jamesss

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    thanks for the info
     
  9. Kingfresh

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    I offered this, but the company got busted by 3 european legal authorities (because the "boss" did some real bh scam (cc scam etc.) )

    btw. iam hosting 5 domains there 100% anonymous xD
     
  10. Djingel

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    Germany is great! Large market, few competitors,.... No true BH needed IMHO.
     
  11. Iwona

    Iwona Junior Member

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    But why do you want to stay anonymous, are you doing any mischief, be bold in what you do. Find out a reason so that you do not need to be anonymous.
     
  12. CSalt2

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    ya german laws are ridiculous, they wiretap everything there.... havent come to far in my opinion

    like above posters said, go offshore if your serious about it