One of the keys to effective scambaiting is keeping the scammers focused on you instead of some actual hapless victim. Telemarketers will usually hang up if you seem resistant, figuring they will just get the next sucker. But today, I received a call on one of my honeypot phone numbers that blew me away. It […]
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October 16th, 2010 · 8 Comments
May 28th, 2010 · 2 Comments
Relax, INeedAttention.com isn’t expiring. But we did get this rather amusing letter suggesting that it was, from one of the oldest players in the domain slamming industry – the “Domain Registry of America” (DROA). It read:
April 22nd, 2010 · No Comments
2009 was a rough year for me.
First you pulled Nick GAS off the air, but I understood that a television network that never ran advertisements was not long for this world, and moreover, I was ashamed that I watched so much Nick GAS, so I said nothing.
Then you canceled Reno 911 –
December 23rd, 2009 · No Comments
The name’s James Bond – James – Bond. As far as you know, if you’re a telemarketer. Enter the world of scam baiting – according to 419 Eater, perhaps the #1 scam baiting forum, scambaiting is “[entering] a dialogue with scammers, simply to waste their time and resources. Whilst you are doing this, you will […]
February 16th, 2009 · 4 Comments
Usually, I’m too busy complaining about one thing or another to find something positive to say. But this post is a positive post. This post is all about brand loyalty. Brand loyalty is defined as a consumer’s commitment to repurchase a specific brand of products or services, demonstrated by repeated purchasing or word-of-mouth advocacy. Based […]