[SURBL-Discuss] Feedback on adprofile.net wanted

Brett Cove brettc at ActiveState.com
Wed May 11 03:57:51 CEST 2005


Jeff Chan wrote:
> adprofile.net reportedly appeared in a flowers.com ham as:
> 
> <td align="middle"><a href="http://tx.adprofile.net/tx/r?CID=12&M=3&sid=800ABC123"><IMG height=90
> src="http://a1234.g.akamai.net/f/1233/1234/1a/www.1800flowers.com/800f_assets/images/flowers/images/banners/swift me
> too120X90.gif" width="120" NOSEND="1" border="0"></a></td>
> 
> Yet it's listed on WS by Bill Stearns.   This may be a false
> positive.  Does anyone have any more information about it?

They have been hitting our spamtraps heavily for over a year now (April 
2004, which is as far back as i could check), mostly arriving via SBL'd 
relays.

> Catherine Hampton says it's not on her spam radar and others
> have said that they may be web spammers on guestbooks, wikis,
> etc. but not email spammers.  They seem to have some minor
> NANAS.

Could this explain the high traffic rating on Alexa 
(http://www.alexa.com/data/details/?url=adprofile.net)?

We've had these guys blocked for a long time and have received no 
complaints.

-Brett


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