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What information do they see?

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#1 skywaves


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Posted 19 April 2018 - 08:49 AM

Hello all. 
First time post and a question.
This may seem a slightly odd question - and I hope I am posting this in the correct sub-forum. 
I am trying to create an account with an online sales platform from which I have been banned, through no fault of my own. This is all above board and I am happy to explain the detail, but it's really irrelevant right now and I doubt anybody would really be interested in hearing my story.
Whatever I do, the company always know that it is me who is applying to create the new account. I have used a different bank account, a different name, etc. But they always know it's me in an instant. 
My question is, what can they see which reveals my identity? Could it be a computer number, perhaps the serial number? Or could it be a number on the hard drive? 
Hiding behind a proxy connection doesn't help either, unless thery have blocked me on the basis that see it is a proxy. 
If I could only get back there, I could start making a living again. 

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Posted 19 April 2018 - 09:02 AM

maybe an IP number,


try using TOR browser and see if that works,



#3 britechguy


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Posted 19 April 2018 - 09:27 AM

This topic, and another very similar to it, have been posted within two days of each other.


It is my opinion that both are in violation of the forum rule that states:


                    No subject matter will be allowed whose purpose is to defeat existing copyright or security measures.



Any forum's banning methods and what they may use to identify a user are, by definition, security measures.   The only legitimate way to have a ban lifted is to make direct contact with a site's administrator(s) via their "Contact Us" page, or similar, explain your situation and ask if they would consider lifting the ban.


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