[thelist] OT: e-commerce PayPal - And another question on top of that :)

Sam Richardson sam at toolbox.co.nz
Thu May 9 00:05:01 CDT 2002

Check the domain register, it should provide a ph number, email and
telephone number. No idea if they will be legitimate though.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Galen" <king_galen at hotmail.com>
To: <thelist at lists.evolt.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 09, 2002 4:57 PM
Subject: Re: [thelist] OT: e-commerce PayPal - And another question on top
of that :)

> > Anyway, paypal is great for sites that at least want
> > to get started in e-commerce since there are no setup
> > fees, no monthly charges, only charges based on
> > transactions, which are the same or cheaper than most
> > CC processing companies.
> >
> > And it takes virtually no time to get setup,
> > especially after you've setup one site/account/code.
> Yes, I have seen far more expensive out there, I personally use and
> recommend PayPal, just be ethical and they should have no reason to freeze
> your account. It happens a lot to the auctioners as well I understand
> becuase people will complain that they did not receive paid for goods as
> excuse to get their money back or in retaliation for not getting quality
> merchandise. The internet is full of this.
> As a matter of note, the subscription service (re-occouring billing) is
> part that I REALLY REALLY REALLY like! It is simply configurable, and
> cancelable on the part of both parties... I like that a lot...
> I just (in the past half hour) had someone steal from me by bypassing the
> PayPal link on my site. THIS IS NOT AN AD FOR ME...
> http://onecoollist.netfirms.com is a site that I own and if you click the
> join now button it will take you to the cgi section and give you the pay
> link.  Right click on the page and view source and you will see that to
> the site all you need to do is use the following address
> http://onecoollist.netfirms.com/cgi-bin/safelist/EZ.pl?Action=Join and you
> will be taken to the sign up page. (Go ahead and join it for free if you
> belong to this list but email me and let me know so I don't yell at you.
> There, now it isn't spam if I am letting you join for free :) (I hope, but
> this is for educational reasons anyhow and all that site is for is to pay
> for my hosting elsewhere.)
> This leads to my next question...  How can I determine the owner of a web
> site? whois is giving me the name of the people that sold the registration
> and I want the public information for the owner of this site:
> http://www.bizhits4u.com like the contact information and all...  That is
> the site that someone had come from when they stole the services at the
> above. I would not be so intense about this but the name that they chose
> when registering for my site was BUSTME so I am kinda obligated to... If
> they had just asked I would have let them have it free is the sad part...
> Now I have to run around signing them up for Britany Spears fan club
> material and the like in retaliation...  But, if you know how to get the
> contact information of the site's owner please pass that information along
> to me, I am kinda in need of it at this point.
> Galen,
> aka KGIII
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