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I have been caught!

Discussion in 'CPA' started by areevezcash, Feb 26, 2010.

  1. areevezcash

    areevezcash Registered Member

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    Okay so, a cpa network i am with terminated my account and sent me an email telling me that they terminated my account due to myspace spamming. I was myspace spamming but i was forwarded them to a blog with a link to the offer, so i have NO idea how i got caught. They said myspace sent them screenshots of the spam msgs i was sending and everything!!!

    The last email sent they said myspace asked for my personal info to pursue the matter with me legally...:( So what does that mean anyway? If myspace does contact me what are the possibilities?
     
  2. Silencer

    Silencer Senior Member

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    tonlilaz Executive VIP Premium Member

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    off the top of my head

    say you're just an advertiser that bought a link on the blog (you don't own the blog)....and you weren't aware they were spamming.
     
  4. spillsplash

    spillsplash Junior Member

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    pull the "I was hacked" card or "I have some guy from ____ site that has been trying to destroy my online activities, etc"
     
  5. Hyperion

    Hyperion Regular Member

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    I thought everyone knew that myspace is no-go. So many people have been sued before you. You should have known better.
     
  6. Knoxgates

    Knoxgates Supreme Member

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    How much you were making from Myspace. I don't think they have asked your personal info , it's waste of time and money for them too.
     
  7. goldeuro73

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    Honey why you didn't just build bridge pages [ free blogspot ] so that visitors go to it before heading to your site and then if any one talk to you pretend honest and say hey these are not mine...

    some one correct me if i am wrong this is what most spammers do ... right ?
     
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  8. fl1guy2

    fl1guy2 Junior Member

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    Ok first off, Myspace prob. isn't going to sue you, if anything they will issue a cease and desist order. You're going to get mailed a formal letter from some lawyers. It will say stop or we will punish you. So stop spamming myspace. Or learn how to do it without traces.

    tonlilaz's idea will work as long as you were smart about registering the domain and hosting. If you were then you used a VCC or giftcard and used a proxy server, then they can't say that you def. own the blog.

    goldeuro73- a "bridge page" wouldn't do anything to prevent this! Even doing a double meta refresh or redirect wouldn't change anything.

    I mean ms and fb have TEAMS of lawyers that are good at what they do. All they have to do is write a formal email to your cpa company or call them and "tell them that you're spamming social networks, here's his affiliate links we found:" and your cpa will cave like a paper house with brick ceilings

    I suggest you talk to your Affil. Managers before spamming social networks again.
     
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  9. bmac

    bmac BANNED BANNED Premium Member

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    I have a large cave you can hide in :D...are you in the US?
     
  10. goldeuro73

    goldeuro73 Registered Member

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    Why Not .. !! its a simple free blog with banners & links to my money site with out any thing relating to me & my aff links in my money sites not the bridge so how did they can prove any thing against me :confused:

    seriously i am asking what would you do if you would like to promote by spamming .....
     
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  11. hitch

    hitch Regular Member

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    This is what happened.

    1) You spammed a "Smart" MS Member.
    2) They took your End URL , figured out what company it was from and reported you to the company.
    3) The company want some proof, so myspace looked at the messages you've been sending.
    4) Bam you were caught.

    It only takes 1 smart consumer (prolly someone who is a marketer themselves)
     
  12. jimbo2087

    jimbo2087 Regular Member

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    Just stop and shut up, im sure that will be the end of it.

    If your worried just say you outsourced some work on a forum (hard to trace) to build traffic to your blog. You are pissed at the freelancer and have asked him to stop spamming on your behalf, you had no idea etc etc.

    If youve got dynamic ip your ok as you can just change it now and say it wasnt you.
     
  13. DarkHat5967

    DarkHat5967 Junior Member

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    bingo :D dig yurself even deeper and hope for the best! :)
     
  14. justone

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    You know the risk, people get fined for multiple hundred thousand dollar for PM spam, even when only spamming a few thousand messages this can hit you.

    Use legal or more clever methods.

    In the case the OP told us I don't think it will get worse, if myspace wants his ass he'd complain about a much more serious issue than a CPA network account termination and some legal threats.
     
  15. cooolr

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    why were you spamming myspace with a cpa company that doesn't want you to spam myspace? wow
     
  16. hawke

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    Remember, MS has the burden of proof. THEY are the accusers, so THEY have to PROVE you did it. If you were smart and covered your tracks, then simply an affiliate link on a blog page wont cut it.

    They have to prove beyond a REASONABLE doubt, that it was YOU.

    I'm not a lawyer, take it or leave it. ;)