spammers trying to "lease" IP space?

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Wed Mar 21 09:51:15 CDT 2012


Hi!

This was mailed to many ISP's the last days.

Bye,
Raymond.

> I know this tactic isn't exactly new .. just thought I'd pass this along.
>
> Text below is exact with exception of our ARIN information and ranges
> (which any of you could figure out anyway).
>
> Cheers,
>
> Michael Holstein
> Cleveland State University
>
> --snip--
>
> Description: ABC Widgets
>
> *Greetings, NOC or IP Admin at (our ARIN NetName)*
>
> **
>
> We would like to Lease or even Purchase some of your IPv4 Ranges like
> (our/16)
>
> ?Why do You want to lease our IPs??
>
>
>
> Very Simply: Our Business is the delivery of Opted In Marketing Email. The key
> to this business is good stewardship of IP assets to ensure deliverability, and
> even more importantly; *Sustainability. *Many of our IP leases last years due to
> our investment in our network before we ever even mail. As a result it takes
> Several months before a subnet is profitable for us after recouping our initial
> infrastructure expenses. So to Hit and Run simply does not make good business
> sense, after all maybe if we are good to our word you will offer us additional IPs!
>
> **
>
> there are two core requirements in any Major League Mail Campaign ?
>
>
>
> a. _Having a solid list_ with real recipients and records to prove their Sign up
> is vital to delivery but also to settling any complaints registered with an ISP.
>
> b. _Using Multiple IP addresses_. If having a good list is a good defense then
> using Multiple Static IP addresses is a proactive measure. ISPs, Backbone
> Carriers, Software Makers, and more all use (among other means) Algorithms to
> shape traffic across their networks and to their clients. Using an MTA to spread
> our traffic across thousands of IP addresses from then thousands of ?C-Blocks?
> we mitigate the footprint of our traffic originating from any one network range.
>
>
>
> ?/It should be noted here that this email is a Request for Pricing (RFP) and its
> recipients have in no way requested it, they have instead been identified
> through research, and therefore this email should not be thought of as
> characteristic of our normal mailings./
>
>
>
> Precision Management of Texas (USA) offers on-demand solutions for brand
> marketers and website promotion chiefly through email marketing. Currently PM is
> seeking to expand its network capability both overseas and here in the US with
> the addition of several points of presence (PoP) in geographically diverse
> locations. Precision Management makes no attempt to conceal identity or
> intentions as a show of good faith on our part that we will be good customers
> with an eye on building a relationship beyond this installation. It should go
> without saying that our use of your network will be totally AUP Compliant and
> any complaints will be handled in 12 hours or less. We only mail to Top Level
> Domain?s and do no General Internet mailing. Also i want you to be aware that we
> are an American Company with verifiable references who can attest to how we
> conduct our email business.
>
> Description: C:\Users\BLEAUH~1\AppData\Local\Temp\~ed_sb_i\~files\3.gif
>
> Description: Content Image InlinePM seeks to obtain as much diversity in the
> allocated IP space as possible, however the most important thing is the Subnets
> need to have no abuse history.
>
> We can take the IPs via GRE or BGP or other such tunneling solution to where you
> have them announced. Alternatively we can advertise them ourselves on our
> network, saving you the back-haul. As a third solution we can take a server on
> your network with the following specs
>
>
>
> One Virtual (or Dedicated) Server ?
>
>
>
> Dual Cores
>
> 1 GB RAM
>
> 100 GB HDD?
>
> 3 Mbps dedicated - burstable to 100
>
> Term period minimum of 6-12 months
>
>
>
> I hope you have read this far and will seriously consider this opportunity to
> generate additional revenue for your company.
>
> If this email has found you in error please fwd it to the right person and cc
> me. Otherwise hit the un-sub at the bottom!
>
>
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Edward Wootan
> Chief Technical Officer
> Precision Management LLC <http://www.precision-management.net/>
> 3030 LBJ Freeway
> Dallas, TX 75234
> If you are interested in working with a *Legitimate Marketer *
> please reply to this email or call me Direct at *(704)286-6098* anytime.
>
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> communication is intended to be a confidential communication between the
> original sender and recipient, and is to be treated as confidential. All works,
> ideas, or copy within are copyrighted by precision management llc., and are not
> to be used in any manner other by which they were intended by precision
> management llc... If you believe you have received this or any other email in
> error, please contact cto at precision-management.info
> <mailto:cto at precision-management.info>
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