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A site is spamming me! Help.
How do I get them turned of?
BwanaZulia




msg:3494923
 6:49 pm on Nov 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

I am getting hundreds of thousands of requests to one of my websites through some iframe from this site. It has almost brought down my server and is registering over 50,000 false Adsense views.

How do I report them and get them taken down?

Who is the biggest internet cop?

BZ

[edited by: jatar_k at 1:06 am (utc) on Nov. 3, 2007]
[edit reason] no urls thanks [/edit]

 

jtara




msg:3494956
 7:24 pm on Nov 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

Unfortunately, WebmasterWorld doesn't allow URLs to be posted for this sort of thing, so presumably the moderators will shortly be blanking these out.

Not sure what this is - the URLs you posted don't lead to anything that makes much sense. The main URL you posted leads to an apparently static page that is a capture of a Google search for "cash", with the site's domain name substituted for "Google" everywhere - in the text, in links, etc. None of the links are functional, and the search box is not functional either. The static page shows a particular user logged-in.

The second URL you posted leads to a blank page. (Edit: it did the first time I tried it. Now it leads to a a web site for a car club. Presumably, this is your site?)

It looks like it might be a poorly-implemented attempt at a proxy server. I'm thinking that they aren't intending to be abusive - just to skirt the Great Firewall of China. But damage is damage, and they need to stop if it is hurting sites.

The site is registered to a person in China. The site is hosted in the U.S., though, so you are in luck.

I will sticky you the phone number of the host's abuse team in Texas. Good luck!

jomaxx




msg:3494962
 7:33 pm on Nov 2, 2007 (gmt 0)

You can use the .htaccess file to ban referrals from a specific website, using the HTTP_REFERER variable.

Not every browser will send a referrer, but if this is redirected genuine (i.e. human) traffic then the great majority will.

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