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How do certain Affiliate Marketing companies know I'm using proxies?

Discussion in 'Proxies' started by BankRolls69, Mar 18, 2013.

  1. BankRolls69

    BankRolls69 Newbie

    Mar 18, 2013
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    In the past I have used a vast array of sign up service VPNs, private proxies, etc. However on some new Affiliate Marketing companies there seems to be some sort of system in place that ALWAYS know when I'm using a proxy/VPN because instead of taking me to the landing page, it redirects me to some other page instead. And yes these are US proxies/VPNs. I feel the services I'm using are pretty obscure (including some private proxy services from this forum) How could they possibly have a database of every "non real IP" or are they detecting it some other way? Anyone have any advice? This is driving me nuts.
  2. SPPChristian

    SPPChristian Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    there is a reverse dns set up on the proxies or on the VPNs ips?
  3. clfox

    clfox Regular Member Premium Member

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    They use services such as MaxMind which has several parameters to detect IPs to be from datacenters / proxies / and etc. Majority of the public proxies will be detected via that.

    They scrape proxy lists like any other company but use it to filter the IPs and ban them. They also take lists from various sources of abuse .

    Also ensure you disable Javascript / Flash we it would override your browser proxy config and reveal actual IP.