Keltainen Pörssi and isteer.net keep pushing it

This is in relation to my previous posts on the topic. They Just Don’t Get It, and that means none of the parties involved.

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(Mostly resolved) Thought Leader Global: Mailing a pure spamtrap – smells of Marcus Evans

Thought Leader Global started spamming an address that is a dead giveaway for Marcus Evans-ness. The ESP is emailIQ, a service of Kinexus Internet.

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Possible Email Append from Deb Shops

Deb Shops has all the hot fashion in junior and plus sizes, or so their website tells me. I have never been to a Deb Shops store, and I do not think they even have one in my town. I only heard about them when they started sending unsolicited commercial email to an email address of mine back on December 28, 2011, with two more mails since. Based on the email address receiving this mail, I think this was an email append or similar process. The ESP is Bronto.

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Isteer.net

This is in relation to my previous post on the same topic.

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eLounari Suomi Oy: B2B spam with too many fails to count

emailmainos.com (literally: “emailadvertisement dot com” in Finnish), a new (Nov 22, 2011) service of Aboanet Oy, is providing ESP services to eLounari Suomi Oy, elounari.fi, whose spam fails in so many respects.

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A Whine About Winetasting.com

Winetasting.com sounds like a really interesting website. It’s a shame that the first time I have heard of them appears to be because they sent me spam. That is pretty uncool; I like wine and buy it every now and again. But I won’t buy anything from anybody who sends me spam. How did they come to have my email address? I suspect the purchased a list. This address was one that I used on some other online store a couple of years ago. The ESP in this case is Cheetahmail.

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Callbox Sales and Marketing Solutions

I didn’t receive this one myself. Instead, I noticed it on the Spamhaus Blocklist “Lastest SBL Changes” page.

Looks like a company called “Callbox Sales and Marketing Solutions” is trolling for B2B leads and it attracted the attention of Spamhaus, who has now listed the source IP on their SBL. The ESP is Streamsend.

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Wyndham Resorts: Spamming an Additional Long-Closed Email Address

Wyndham hotels and resorts is continuing to send offers to the old, long-closed email address that I blogged about a few weeks ago. In addition, it is now hitting another similar email address. :/ The ESP is Cheetahmail, a subsidiary of Experian.

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Isteer.net: No bounce processing, no RFC2142/5321 required role addresses, no respect for opt-out

Isteer.net, a domain name registered to IPSS-Intelligent Precision Solutions and Services Oy, a Finnish limited company, is an ESP to various Finnish advertisers. They don’t process bounces, they deliberately refuse mail to abuse and postmaster, and they don’t respect opt-out.

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Kuopion Liikekirjapaino: hitting dead addresses, no bounce processing, not respecting opt-out

Kuopion Liikekirjapaino, a business printing house in eastern Finland, is spamming addresses they just might know to have been dead for two plus years and are not taking “no” for an answer. Innoctus, an ESP in Finland, are not processing bounces nor taking precautions to clean their customers’ lists of known dead addresses even when they have been requested to do so.

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