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January 22nd, 2004, 11:24 PM #1
I just came across a website that clames it provides instant dmoz listings at £149.00.
Sounds scammy, at first it looked like a regular paid inclusion site untill suddenly I see this buy now link next to the dmoz logo
January 23rd, 2004, 12:23 AM #2
I wonder if maybe they're an editor on dmoz?
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January 23rd, 2004, 12:23 AM #3
I seriously think it's a scam!
A quick check of DMOZ for "dmoz paid inclusion" yields no results http://search.dmoz.org/cgi-bin/searc...paid+inclusion
And DMOZ's About DMOZ page says nothing about being able to buy a listing.
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January 23rd, 2004, 12:29 AM #4
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<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by DMOZ:
The goal of editors should be to produce useful resources for the web public. We do not bar editors with business affiliations, since those editors with their own sites usually know their competition and related sites better than anyone. This knowledge can be ideal for helping build an authoritative directory. However, we will not tolerate editors who only add their own sites, or maliciously interfere with others' listings in the directory. <HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
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January 23rd, 2004, 01:33 AM #5
January 23rd, 2004, 02:25 AM #6
Looks pretty scammy to me, did you email dmoz and ask them?
January 23rd, 2004, 03:32 AM #7
January 23rd, 2004, 05:15 AM #8
Am I missing something, or did they take the part about DMOZ down?
January 23rd, 2004, 05:32 AM #9
Looks like somebody keeps a close eye on their referrer logs. Anyway, this is what it claimed:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Open Directory Project. Provides primary and secondary listings across the board. Google uses for its own Directory
Instantly increase your Google page ranking. £149.00<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>
I guess that must be the "guest" hanging about in the forum.
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January 23rd, 2004, 06:14 AM #10
Hiya, 'guest' , come out and play.
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January 23rd, 2004, 07:33 AM #11
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LOL ...just another traffic secret con-man seeking suckers.
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January 23rd, 2004, 07:58 AM #12
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[This message was edited by Dynamoo on January 23, 2004 at 12:08 PM.]
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