Re: Response to spam

From: Martijn Tonies <>
Date: Wed, 9 Jan 2008 14:02:31 +0100
Message-ID: <4784c5ac$0$30526$>

>> > >>> I know that quite often members of the group don't see the outcome
>> > >>> what some of us do to fight spam. Here's one positive outcome.
>> > >And kudos to Daniel for showing us a positive outcome and for his
> > >diligence. And to James for understanding.
> > I have to agree, wholeheartedly. It is very easy to grow frustrated,
> > seeing the seemingly endless stream of spam spewed upon the forums.
> Very true... And in e-mail as well, luckily, I have that filtered. Worse
> solutions are floating around the net though.
> > That makes it easy to give up and stop sending in the abuse reports.
> > Daniel has showed us that it might not be totally futile.
> Yep, but as I said, I really wouldn't want to call this a "real" spammer.
>I do and I did.

Hmm, good call :-)

Martijn Tonies
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>I consider people who perform actions of specific misposting in order
>to drive traffic to their sites spammers. And not a trivial form of
>spam either, as this is the sort of thing that can become high volume
>very fast, as everyone wants to make a million dollars from other
>people googling.
>The ethics of me not following the google webmaster help charter is
>left as an exercise for the student.
Received on Wed Jan 09 2008 - 07:02:31 CST

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