Randomness (r_ness) wrote,
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Facebook page/ad redirection.

How very odd.

This sponsored ad came up on my Facebook feed:

Screen shot 2013-12-05 at 4.16.23 AM


Clicking on the link takes you to this

https://www.facebook.com/FCCCarrollton?sk=app_208195102528120

which redirects after a short time to this

http://www.oakleybay.com/sale.html

oakleybay.com is registered by a registrar in Shanghai:

Domain Name: OAKLEYBAY.COM
Registrar: SHANGHAI YOVOLE NETWORKS INC.
Whois Server: whois.yovole.com
Referral URL: http://www.yovole.com
Name Server: FREEDNS1.REGISTRAR-SERVERS.COM
Name Server: FREEDNS2.REGISTRAR-SERVERS.COM
Status: clientTransferProhibited
Updated Date: 08-may-2013
Creation Date: 08-may-2013
Expiration Date: 08-may-2014

Their holder is

[holder]
mntnr: MNTNR1
type: ORGANISATION
name: Food Mart
address: 684 Jody Road
pcode: 193010
country: CN
phone: 86-13772367671
fax: 86-13822711156
email: 2364328104183@DNS-DNS.NET
changed: 2013-10-08 15:28:09.0

193010 fails to return a valid result from the China Post postal code finder. However, +86 is the country code for China. 137 and 138 are prefixes for telephone numbers provided by China Mobile.

More digging could happen here, but this is curious enough, particularly because

https://www.facebook.com/FCCCarrollton

contains a page which is apparently connected to the First Christian Church of Carrollton, TX.

I wonder if the church realizes its "Welcome" link (https://www.facebook.com/FCCCarrollton/app_208195102528120) points at a page in China that purports to sell sunglasses.
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