Nettex International Oy: Advertising to spamtraps

Nettex International Oy (www, biz reg), a wholesaler of perfumes and cosmetics, is advertising its wares and services to spamtraps. The ESP is Vipmailer, covered in the previous post.  Some addresses on their list constitute outdated and erroneous personal data (Personal Data Act, 9.2 §), and the message does not contain the necessary information on the personal data file used or its data controller (Personal Data Act, 25 §).

Given that Vipmailer sell targeted address lists, I’d be surprised if it wasn’t a case of Nettex having purchased the use of the addresses from their service provider.

This has been going on at least since Q4/2012.

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Finnmatkat: Using “tell a friend” marketing… to oneself?

Finnmatkat, a Finnish travel agency, appears to be using tell-a-friend marketing as an excuse to spam. The spam claims to have been sent by IT-Systems Finland Oy (, but that’s only a HELO name (although the Message-ID domain is registered to them too…). The sending network is owned by Tenue Oy, and the rDNS domain of the sending IP address, is registered personally to the NOC of Tenue, Mr Sami Holopainen.

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