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Offline thaiga

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #30 on: November 02, 2011, 11:45:18 AM »

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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #31 on: November 02, 2011, 01:33:30 PM »
Get this on my screen since yesterday. Does it mean they have been hacked? Is it really dangerous to open that site now? What could happen to me or my PC? :o



But but but wait!  According to this, that site should be protected!  LOL

PRIVACYPROTECT.ORG is providing privacy protection services to this domain name (korat-farang.com) to protect the owner from spam and phishing attacks. PrivacyProtect.org is not
responsible for any of the activities associated with this domain name. If you wish
to report any abuse concerning the usage of this domain name, you may do so at
http://privacyprotect.org/contact We have a stringent abuse policy and any
complaint will be actioned within a short period of time.

Click on their link and you get this-

Not Found
The requested URL /contact. was not found on this server.

Apache/1.3.39 Server at www.privacyprotect.org Port 80



Classic-

 PrivacyProtect.org
    Domain Admin        (contact@privacyprotect.org)
    ID#10760, PO Box 16
    Note - All Postal Mails Rejected, visit Privacyprotect.org
    Nobby Beach
    null,QLD 4218
    AU
    Tel. +45.36946676

So the question remains, if ALL postal mails are rejected why do they have a P.O Box?  Google "Privacyprotect" and see for yourself how many websites attempt to conceal their online criminal activity by using their services.

Here's an article about one such webstire-

http://crime-online.info/2008/09/a-false-barclays-bank-website/



A funny quote from another website-

"Privacy Protect (privacyprotect.org)
Again, we keep coming across more and more semi-worthless web sites where the domain registrant had hidden behind the skirts of some dubious domain registration service which will, for a small (or maybe large) fee, keep your address secret.
Sites and operations such an privacyprotect.org must be a godsend to terrorists, paedophiles, hucksters, shysters and crooks."

I understand the need for privacy, to a point, but why would someone use a service like the one mentioned above for some crap forum about Korat? The question remains, what is Thaiphoon / Mypenry trying to conceal?  Why all the extra security?  He constantly wants to know about everyone's feelings and views on things...kind of ironic...don't you think?
 

Offline thaiga

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #32 on: November 02, 2011, 01:49:55 PM »
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.
 

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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #33 on: November 02, 2011, 02:10:39 PM »
http://privacyprotect.org/contact/  TRY THIS

My bad, didn't see the period.  Thanks.

Wow!  Read the FAQ page there. Very clever.
 

Offline thaiga

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #34 on: November 02, 2011, 06:27:42 PM »
This site says privacyprotect.org is a smokescreen for swindlers http://www.webhostingtalk.com/showthread.php?t=641783
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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #35 on: November 03, 2011, 08:10:35 AM »
1 How do I enable the privacy protection service for my domain name?

WE DO NOT SELL THIS SERVICE OR OFFER IT DIRECTLY IN ANY FASHION. The services of privacyprotect.org are available through a set of domain name Registrars. In order to enable privacy protection for your domain name, you need to contact the Sponsoring Registrar and ask them if they provide the service. You can find the Sponsoring Registrar by performing a whois lookup for your domain name
.


Who pays them?....the "sponsoring registrar whoIS probably a member of their staff.

2 How much do you charge for this service?

This service is provided free of cost. No payments are to be made to PrivacyProtect.org for the service.


How do they stay in business?  Notice the directive, "No payments ARE to be made to PP.org."  Oh?  Why not?  You need to pay the "Sponsoring Registrar" whoIS actually employed by them.


3 I would like to get in touch with the owner of a domain name, but the whois information shows PrivacyProtect.org.

If the whois information shows PrivacyProtect.org in the contact details, it merely implies that the actual owner has requested that their contact information be protected from public display. PrivacyProtect.org does not own the domain name. If you need to contact the actual owner of a domain name, you can use the Contact Domain Owner form on the home page.


Always a "form" you need to fill out.  If the owner of a domain isn't involved in any criminal activity, why the extra measures to conceal their identity?....especially if you're just running a forum like k-f?

4 How do I disable privacy protection for my domain name?

The services of PrivacyProtect.org are provided through a set of domain name Registrars, and are thus managed through the respective Registrars' control panels. In order to disable this service, you need to login to the control panel provided by your registrar and do so. If you do not know how, please contact your Sponsoring Registrar's support team.


Don't you love how they throw this jargon around, "Sponsoring Support Team."   Control panels ??? (actually THEIR employees).

5 A domain name using your privacy protection is involved in spamming / spreading malware / phishing / child pornography / other forms of abuse. Where do I report this problem and get it to stop?

We are very particular about ensuring that our services are not used to camouflage any abusive, malicious or illegal activity. That being said, the service is available to nearly 3 million domain names, and we might not be able to track down every one immediately. In case you find any domain name using PrivacyProtect.org services indulging in any kind of illegal activity, please inform us using the Report Abuse form on the home page, and provide all evidence that you can about such activity.


Look at these guys..LOL.. Inform them of illegal activity, (again using their "form). Make sure you provide ALL evidence so that they can have time to inform their client of any illegal activity they may be involved in and allow THEM as well as PP.org to take the time and any preventive measures to make sure they don't get caught.

Our compliance team will review the complaint and disable the service for the domain name, to unmask the identity of the person who owns it. We shall also forward the complaint to the Sponsoring Registrar so they may take appropriate action on the domain name itself; you might want to contact the Registrar directly as well.

LOL Yeah, they are so particular because they don't want people to know that it is THEM who is masking all this illegal activity.  Again, you have to fill out a form or contact the other guy.

Wait wait...now they have a "Compliance team."  Now there's an oxymoron if there ever was one...and they say they will "disable the service" of a domain after they review a complaint....but in FAQ 1 they say

"WE DO NOT SELL THIS SERVICE OR OFFER IT DIRECTLY IN ANY FASHION"


So they offer this service for free, they are not (as they claim) involved directly, yet they can disable the "service" of a domain should a complaint arise.


6 I need to transfer my privacy protected domain name to another registrar. How will my admin contact receive the transfer mail?

When a domain name is to be transferred to another registrar, the new registrar sends an email to the administrative contact of the domain name. If the domain name uses privacy protection, the Registrar would not be able to determine the correct email address for the admin contact. As such, you need to disable the privacy protection service for your domain name before you place a transfer request.


In other words, if someone catches on to any illegal activity going on, how can one transfer that illegal activity to another "Sponsoring registrar?"



*Called their number PP.org only to be directed to an "Automated" answering service.  The voice of the  female "automated" service appears to be that of a person originating from a country known for its production of films commonly referred to as Bollywood.  The automated service goes on to say that they do not accept phone calls and that any messages are discarded...then the automated service ends with a BEEP for you to leave a message.
 

Offline thaiga

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #36 on: November 03, 2011, 02:33:02 PM »
Anyone who goes to a psychiatrist should have his head examined.
 

sicho

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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #37 on: November 03, 2011, 08:36:48 PM »
Are we back in the land of scrapers and spammers, then?
 

Offline thaiga

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #38 on: November 03, 2011, 10:00:40 PM »
Welllll   the floods are getting boring,
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Online Baby Farts

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2011, 02:06:36 AM »
Excellent pdf download.  Again, why would someone who runs a crappy forum in the middle of Isaan have the need to use such a service, let alone have knowledge that this particular one even exists?  There are other companies who offer the same services and are able to be contacted.  If one were to look at how much time TP (Toilet paper) spends online and his knowledge of the net, etc, one might come to the conclusion that......

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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #40 on: December 24, 2011, 10:08:07 AM »
Always interested in how things go. We got some new figures now for the last month, with comparative figures to the month before for the high traffic forums:

0.00054 +90% for korat-info.com

0.00049 +100% for koratfart.com

0.00037 +130% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00024 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00020 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (still lotsa fans seem to hope for a reopening, checking quite often)

0.00019 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-farang.com

As a Christmas gift to Korat's expat community a new comparative report (monthly figures, except where indicated):

0.00076 +60% for koratfart.com

0.00060 +50% for korat-info.com

0.00047 +20% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00029 -20% for korat-farang.com

0.00015 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00006 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (sinking into oblivion now)

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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #41 on: December 25, 2011, 10:16:48 AM »
Wow, the cards turn fast. Just a day later it already looks like this:

0.00077 +50% for koratfart.com

0.00067 +60% for korat-info.com

0.00046 +10% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00028 -30% for korat-farang.com

0.00015 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00006 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #42 on: December 25, 2011, 12:23:43 PM »
We might soon read a new thread on KF - "koratfart and grumpy dead now?"

Any news on that, Fred?  ;)
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #43 on: December 26, 2011, 02:29:29 PM »
Wow, the cards turn fast. Just a day later it already looks like this:

0.00077 +50% for koratfart.com

0.00067 +50% for korat-info.com

0.00046 +10% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00028 -30% for korat-farang.com

0.00015 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00006 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com

What a fast decline! Today it's already:


0.00080 +60% for koratfart.com

0.00063 +70% for korat-info.com

0.00045 +10% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00025 -40% for korat-farang.com

0.00015 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00006 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com


What's wrong, Alfie? Did the clickers take Christmas off?
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #44 on: February 01, 2012, 12:38:48 PM »
Time for a comparative look at Alexa's "reach" again


0.00071 -20% for koratfart.com

0.00057 -7% for korat-info.com

0.00035 -20% for grumpyexpat.com

0.00008 -70% for korat-farang.com

0.00014 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00005 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com


Ouch, Alfie! That's just a little more than the original still gets though it's been closed for half a year now. Time running out? :spin
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #45 on: March 01, 2012, 09:30:45 AM »
Time again for an updated comparative view at the monthly figures of Alexa's "reach".

0.00102 +40% for koratfart.com (#7 in Nakhon Ratchasima)

0.00082 +40% for korat-info.com (#11 in Nakhon Ratchasima)

0.00038 +20% for grumpyexpat.com (#21 in Nakhon Ratchasima)

0.00018 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for isaan.com

0.00015 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-farang.com

0.00005 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #46 on: March 31, 2012, 03:13:34 PM »
And once again it's time for an updated comparative view at the monthly figures of Alexa's "reach". Please don't take this for an April Fools special, but the 600 emails somebody sent to the people who had signed up on his website over the years seem to have increased the interest in both forums whose admins were involved in the controversy that triggered that desperate appeal, and caused some changes in their forums' standing. Will that be lasting or just temporary interest? Ironically the sender's opponent seems to have benefited a lot more. Maybe credit will be claimed for that someday: "You don't know all that I have done for..." :-[

0.00132 +30% for koratfart.com (#770 in Thailand)

0.00094 +10% for korat-info.com (#1,286 in Thailand)

0.00076 +190% for isaan.com (#1,565 in Thailand)

0.00075 +790% for korat-farang.com (#1,963 in Thailand)

0.00053 +50% for grumpyexpat.com (#2,327 in Thailand)

0.00008 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (Domain registration extended until March 18,2013!) -

Could extending the domain registration of koratfarang.com be the indicator of a reopening of that once quite popular forum anytime soon?  :uhm
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sicho

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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #47 on: March 31, 2012, 05:02:35 PM »
Perhaps he just wants to stop someone else from taking the domain name.
 

Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #48 on: May 01, 2012, 08:50:57 AM »
And again it's time for an updated comparative view at the monthly figures of Alexa's "reach". Included now are two new additions to Korat's expat internet scene; koratforum.com is not so much a forum of its own, it doesn't have any members posting. It consists of pages with RSS feeds of various forums and blogs where you can observe activity on all of them at one glance. korat-forum.com looks like a new forum, it has appeared from nowhere: a profile cannot be seen yet, members and admin are not known, in short it's still an upstart.


0.00160 +20% for koratfart.com (#560 in Thailand)

0.00099 +7% for korat-info.com (#950 in Thailand)

0.00093 +30% for korat-farang.com (#1,525 in Thailand)

0.00075 +320% for koratforum.com (#1,466 in Thailand) still new

0.00073 -3% for isaan.com (#1,302 in Thailand)

0.00064 +30% for grumpyexpat.com (#1,700 in Thailand)

0.00008 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-forum.com (#8,148 in Thailand) still new

0.00008 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (no regional ranking given) still closed
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #49 on: May 25, 2012, 09:42:42 AM »
A post from the "outer internet space" of Korat made me look a few days early at the reach figures of the known Korat sites. Just curious what ails that visitor, why he tried to stir up our apathy. Don't forget, it's the summer hole now. Here are the one-month figures as far as they are known:

0.00160 +6% for koratfart.com (#561 in Thailand)

0.00076 -30% for korat-info.com (#1,257 in Thailand)

0.00085 +60% for koratforum.com (#1,490 in Thailand)

0.00065 -7% for isaan.com (#1,650 in Thailand)

0.00047 -40% for grumpyexpat.com (#2,430 in Thailand)

0.00053 -50% for korat-farang.com (#2,856 in Thailand)

0.00011 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-forum.com (#20,927 in Thailand) still new

0.00008 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (no regional ranking given) still closed

Some of the drops in direct access can be explained by structural changes, i.e. the rise of koratforum.com, where the activity of several forums and blogs can be monitored at one glance by their RSS feeds displayed there. Most viewed there is the index page, which contains the feeds of korat-info.com, koratfart.com and grumpyexpat.com/forum. So, any drops in their direct access are no surprise at all. People don't need to go to the site to check for activity. But proportionate access of actually interested readers did most likely increase, because they're able to make a pre-selection now by viewing the RSS feeds.
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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #50 on: May 25, 2012, 01:13:56 PM »
As someone pointed out somewhere recently, each of those forums has a different slant. You pick what suits you best. And, why contribute to only one forum?

So, what are the slants of the various forums, so a newcomer can decide which ones to join?
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #51 on: May 25, 2012, 01:32:23 PM »
It's kinda difficult to answer (from the perspective of the forum that question has been asked on). That's why some forums don't allow talk or criticism of other forums. Maybe you can get an impression by watching the RSS feeds on koratforum.com or look up sites like that:

http://tripsofa.com/5323/what-is-the-biggest-korat-forum though there you won't get much wiser IMO.

Maybe you should just try all and see which ones are comfortable with your contributions and which aren't. But careful: some forum admins are known to ban members for posting on other forums as well. And not only when posts are controversial to the own forum's stance, in which case you'll be accused of "trolling by proxy". ;D

From my point of view this here is the best, has the most helpful and tolerant members, giving mainly constructive advice.
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #52 on: June 01, 2012, 01:38:57 AM »
The monthly comparative look again:

0.00170 +10% for koratfart.com (#523 in Thailand)

0.00098 +30% for koratforum.com (#1,243 in Thailand)

0.00089 -6% for korat-info.com (#1,099 in Thailand)

0.00064 -20% for isaan.com (#1,935 in Thailand)

0.00057 -40% for korat-farang.com (#2,470 in Thailand)

0.00054 -10% for grumpyexpat.com (#2,099 in Thailand)

0.00012 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-forum.com (#17.212 in Thailand) still new

0.00008 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (no regional ranking given) still closed
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #53 on: June 15, 2012, 02:41:22 PM »
580 unique visitors within 30 mins. around 8 o'clock yesterday morning really made me think who the admin or the members might have upset so badly to run a DDoS attack against that forum. Though it doesn't surprise me at all.
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #54 on: June 15, 2012, 02:53:32 PM »
In light of that unusual activity here today's monthly comparative look again:

0.00160 -3% for koratfart.com (#531 in Thailand)

0.00097 +20% for koratforum.com (#1,174 in Thailand)

0.00082 +4% for korat-info.com (#1,240 in Thailand)

0.00069 -8% for korat-farang.com (#1,798 in Thailand)

0.00059 +4% for grumpyexpat.com (#1,840 in Thailand)

0.00058 -20% for isaan.com (#2,218 in Thailand)

0.00013 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-forum.com (#18,431 in Thailand) still new

0.00006 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (no regional ranking given) still closed
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #55 on: July 01, 2012, 01:06:54 PM »
Time for the monthly comparative look again. It's the first month of the about three months long infamous summer hole, where even the biggest news sites have to survive on low access figures. Just a few regular readers do take their notebooks to the beach; many prefer taking a break from the web. Others who don't go to the beach do read the sites more in depth, so actually the number of page views isn't going down as the figure of reach is. In that light it might be better to just take the number of page views over the summer:

0.0004560 +27% for koratfart.com (#638 in Thailand)

0.0001600+14% for korat-info.com (#1,240 in Thailand)

0.0000860 +32% for grumpyexpat.com (#1,781 in Thailand)

0.0000680 +21% for koratforum.com (#1,552 in Thailand) RSS feed lists only!

0.0000540 +37% for korat-farang.com (#1,546 in Thailand)

0.0000360 -60% for isaan.com (#3,279 in Thailand)

0.0000040 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for korat-forum.com (#18,066 in Thailand)

0.0000004 (3 month average, no comparative value given) for koratfarang.com (no regional ranking given) still closed

That the boys' site went down 60 % in page views over the last month doesn't come as a surprise to me. But Alfie's forum gaining 37% in the page view number is really worth thinking about. Now what could have been the reason for this increase in interest? Must have been some really hot topic! What were topics of high interest in the past 30 days? Oh, I see: a discussion about circumcission with descriptions of members' private parts. Now that must have roused especially female teenage interest. Let's have a look at the Audience Snapshot:

"Based on internet averages, korat-farang.com is visited more frequently by males who are in the age range 55-64, have no children, received some college education and browse this site from home."

Childless, sexagenerian males with some college education in an internet forum of a fairly small geographic community showing increased interest in others publicly exchanging views on their reproduction organs... :spin

Actually I wonder now whether the change of interest from the boy's site to that forum could have something to do with that topic :uhm
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Offline dawn

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #56 on: July 01, 2012, 01:35:37 PM »
 Hi guys,i hope this is in the right place.

  I must say for an admin to post  "his c-- is fresh everyday" is not setting a good example.

  I felt quite sick when i read it as i know what he looks like urh.

  But he does have his little cycle ride to the same spot everyday. :evilgrin

 
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Offline Penis Rick

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Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #57 on: July 02, 2012, 08:47:51 AM »
 ;D
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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #58 on: July 02, 2012, 08:58:01 AM »
Is that the typical "korat farang"? I heard there's a hot discussion about him on Yahoo Answers:

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120701061435AAcKLix

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Offline Johnnie F.

Re: New Forum in Korat
« Reply #59 on: July 02, 2012, 11:28:53 AM »
Actually I thought he looked more like that:

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