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A quick observation regarding getmosales.com

December 16th 2008 in Uncategorized

getmosales.com stood out in my last post, because it was the only domain listed in that report to have been moved behind a WHOIS privacy protection service.

A quick search for the domain using various search engines reveals that the site used to have the following text:

SoftwareProfit – affiliate software application. Earn money with the leading security software WinAntiVirus PRO 2006 and WinAntiSpyware 2006.

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That text is now gone from the URL – maybe because of the FTC lawsuit, which mentions both WinAntiVirus and WinAntiSpyware ;o) 

 

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