[FoRK] the spammers are getting either much dumber or much
smarter, either way I don't get it
<baron.earl at gmail.com> on
Fri Mar 30 10:50:35 PDT 2007
On 3/30/07, Luis Villa <luis at tieguy.org> wrote:
> I can't see any possible mechanism by which this could
> drive traffic, link value, *anything* to anyone. But they aren't
> completely insane... so what are they trying to accomplish?
I'd guess that the person who ran the spambot isn't the person who
wrote the spambot, and the person who ran the spam bot didn't realize
that you have to configure it with the URL you wish to spam people
with before you press GO.
The fact that this means that it gets past spam filters may also say
something about the way that it replicates.
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