VPN no your a spam bot

It’s interesting how when trying to view this site thru PIA vpn services your considered a spam bot, and therefore blacklisted from ever gaining entry to this site. Oh well….

Conversation 9 comments

  • BigM72

    12 December, 2019 - 1:32 am

    <p>similar happens with other VPN services</p>

  • Paul Thurrott

    Premium Member
    12 December, 2019 - 6:52 am

    <p>If you have a technical support question or request, please email [email protected]. Thanks!</p>

  • terry jones

    12 December, 2019 - 9:15 am

    <p>I've had no problems using expressvpn.</p><p>(Plus it works with Netflix)</p>

  • lvthunder

    Premium Member
    12 December, 2019 - 10:58 am

    <p>A spammer was probably using that VPN server to spam this site.</p>

  • Brad Sams

    Premium Member
    12 December, 2019 - 11:38 am

    <p>One of the downsides of a VPN, which I generally support as a user, is that spammers can use them to bypass blocks.</p><p><br></p><p>We ban lots of spammers but then they use a VPN to bypass it, that gets blocked as well…it's a tough cat and mouse game.</p>

  • thea2_

    Premium Member
    12 December, 2019 - 11:25 pm

    <p>Not a tech question just a observation, but does your field guide explain how to set up vpns in windows 10 per app or browser instead of across the whole OS? </p>

    • evox81

      Premium Member
      13 December, 2019 - 10:44 am

      <blockquote><em><a href="#497874">In reply to thea2_:</a></em></blockquote><p>Considering that's an application question, specifically an application that doesn't come with Windows, I'm wondering why that would be in a Windows guide.</p>

  • thea2_

    Premium Member
    20 December, 2019 - 8:25 pm

    <p>But here is a kicker use firefox same vpn same address, and I pass by the spambot filter.</p>

  • EricWhite12

    24 March, 2020 - 11:45 am

    <p>It's common because a lot of users use VPNs for spamming etc so many of these IPs are blacklisted.</p>


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