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Journal tomhudson's Journal: I guess I'm PMSing a bit ... 6

... or that I'm fed up that I went to check my email after spending most of the day away from the computer, and I get yet another SEO con artist from India sending more spam offering their crappy services - stuff anyone who can throw together a few meta tags and a sitemap.xml file can duplicate.

So corporatesales@web-seo-proposals.in got the following reply:

Hi:
Kindly go fuck yourself. Preferably with a dildo covered in barbed wire. Repeatedly.

It's rare that I swear, but I'll make an exception in their case. And cut-n-paste it into a few of the many others in the inbox.

They also operate under the name ethical-seo-comapany.com (no, the typo is not mine - they actually don't know how to spell company).

Just make sure you check the headers before doing anything similar to make sure the spammer isn't really someone pulling a joe job.

The rest of them got this enhanced versin:

Hi:

Kindly go fuck yourself. Preferably with an aids-infected dildo covered in barbed wire. Repeat until you remove yourself from the gene pool.

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  • They also operate under the name ethical-seo-comapany.com (no, the typo is not mine - they actually don't know how to spell company).

    An Aussie, er, not really an Aussie (that is, someone using a fake name in .hk using a .cn address who uses another pseudonym for email at an .au domain which uses a DNS registered in .au under firstname "Private" lastname "Registration" with an .au P.O. Box address) registered a correctly-spelled domain name (missing the extra 'a') for two years starting on 2012-03-20.

    Looks like the .in company has owned the misspelled version since Feb 2011 and renewed it a year later in 2012 for one more year. That compa

    • All these seo "specialists" are pure dyed-in-the-wool con-men. The real problem is that businesses want to believe they can fix their crappy sites with a magic bullet rather than either add relevant content, or build useful applications.

      It's the same as the whole social media marketing scam. A while ago, readwriteweb [readwriteweb.com] claimed that "being more socially engaged" made for better profits. Since then, 6 out of the 10 companies that were "superior" in terms of social engagement have run into periods of serious

  • by gmhowell ( 26755 )

    They also operate under the name ethical-seo-comapany.com (no, the typo is not mine - they actually don't know how to spell company).

    May I suggest "sic [wikipedia.org]" as a replacement for your parenthetical?

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