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Post by jonescg » Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 16:57

Anyone get one of these in their inbox?

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"This message was sent by Formula 0 ™ | Suite 19, 924 Pacific Highway | Gordon, NSW 2072"

If you try and unsubscribe it directs you to a website which looks malicious. I hope it had nothing to do with my cc-cockup the other month...
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Post by evric » Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 17:26

No, Didn't see it.
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Post by jonescg » Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 17:30

I suspect the Norton heads-up I got was due to a third party mail service, because the Formula 0 website is a legitimate site.

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Post by Richo » Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 20:33

Well it looks like someone has expanded the AEVA racing section into a dedicated site.
The sponsors are either fake or they sponsored themselves.
They paid a model to wear a t-shirt with their logo - assuming it wasn't photo-shopped.
Half the photo's are from the Hunter valley ev festival.

Brand name marketing with no purpose...

Uni student's I'm guessing.


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Post by jonescg » Mon, 12 Dec 2016, 20:38

Sure looks like it's been written by uni students...
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Post by Adverse Effects » Tue, 13 Dec 2016, 16:16

information on formula0.info

Registrant Name: Malcolm Engledew
Registrant Organization: Sunshine N Water Pty Ltd
Registrant Street: 188 Woodland Street
Registrant City: Balgowlah
Registrant State/Province: NSW
Registrant Postal Code: 2093
Registrant Country: AU
Registrant Phone: +61.299482303
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Registrant Email: malcolm@sunshinenwater.com.au
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Post by Richo » Wed, 14 Dec 2016, 20:15

Richo wrote:Brand name marketing with no purpose...


And there's the proof:
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Post by T1 Terry » Wed, 14 Dec 2016, 20:21

So maybe the whole thing is a sample of his work that he can show to potential clients. If there an actual problem with this site or just that they have simply linked to already available material and made it look like their own? Maybe not morally correct, but marketing is a bit like legal talk, sales and politics, moral has a very big grey area that can be viewed differently depending on the perspective the viewer uses    Image

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