Latest on our fight against spam

Our last article spoke about HostExploit’s review on our action against spam. As part of our ongoing efforts to combat spam and maintain our numbers we have put in place a list of domains suspended by us for indulgence in a number of malicious activities. The consolidated numbers for the month of October is as follows: Type Of Abuse Nos Suspended Pharma 1975 Inaccurate whois details 741 Phishing 304 Malware 239 Spam 129 Child Porn 52 Financial Fraud 33 Others 23 Total 3496 We will now bring these numbers to you as on an ongoing basis; a result of adherence […]

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ResellerClub combats spam – HostExploit’s latest review

HostExploit.com recently released a follow-up article on the community actions taken by us against abuse of our Domain Registration and PrivacyProtect services. It is pleasing to note that they commended us for the steps we have taken against abusive Domain Names and Registrants. HostExploit’s report includes the fact that we have suspended over 175,000 domains this year for indulging in various abusive practices including false whois information, spam and phishing. It also reports the various actions that have been taken to prevent our PrivacyProtect service from being abused. PrivacyProtect is a service that we provide free of charge in order […]

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Joint statement from Directi and HostExploit clarifying previous posts

In light of recent developments, Jart Armin of HostExploit.com and Bhavin Turakhia, CEO of Directi have had an open dialogue and mutually agreed to release this joint statement clearing any previous misconceptions and reaffirming their common goal to combat abuse on the Internet. Here are few of the points they would like to jointly make – Directi and HostExploit recognize and confirm that they share the common goal of continuing to combat spam and abuse on the Internet through cooperation, collaboration and proactive action. In conversation yesterday, Directi and HostExploit agreed to publish this statement to clarify any misconceptions and […]

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Our official response to malicious reports which falsely implicate the Directi Group

From Bhavin Turakhia’s Desk: There have been some articles and reports recently published by Garth Bruen at Knujon and by Jart Armin and James Mcquad at Hostexploit, that somehow link Directi with groups that support organized internet crime. The motives behind these reports are still unknown, but as an organization that prides itself in setting industry benchmarks in ethics and best practices, we are extremely shocked by these allegations. While I applaud the efforts of volunteers such as Knujon and Hostexploit who spend their personal time to try and combat spam, I am personally quite saddened when the very individuals […]

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SuperSite Customization Webinar

Last week we hosted our webinar on SuperSite customization. While there were issues with the audio (that rendered the last 10 minutes of the webinar almost useless), I think we at least managed to cover the SuperSite Admin Area at a conceptual level. Languages and Themes were explained along with everything that could be customized within it. Apart from that other aspects covered were about PSD files being made available within the Admin, how visitors could be tracked through Google Analytics (since we have discontinued AW Stats), and when exactly is the Reload Cache option supposed to be used. I […]

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