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Some spammers are going to great lengths to make some messages look like they come from me.
Spammers love me
A comment spammer shows how much he cares.
Political recorded messages
Automated political telemarketing is getting out of hand.
Google Blog ping full of spam
Google blog search is getting overrun by spam.
Re-educating a spammer
In which I attempt to lead someone from a life of spam.
EcoPhones and Larry Lankford: spammers
Want to chat with a spammer? Here’s their toll-free number.
How effective can really spam aimed at specific niche markets possibly be?
My trackback spam problem
Trackback spammers are making life difficult.
Blog and Forum automatic submission scripts
Spammers are buying ever-more sophisticated tools to facilitate their comment spamming. Fight back.
Marketing to bloggers requires tact and intelligence. Spam isn’t the way to go.
My Spam in RSS
My spam is now in an RSS feed for your enjoyment.
Comments on comments
2000 comments and spam.
In case you really enjoy your spam
I received a great spam email today. Apparently it was sent as a multipart MIME...
New comment spam technique
Comment spammers are filling innocent blogs with spam links and then spamming those URLs into other blogs in a roundabout way to increase search engine rankings.
A spammer made a spelling mistake in his spam and ended up driving lots of angry people to my site.
Why IP banning is useless
Many proposals for eliminating comment spam are focused on banning or throttling comments from the IP address of the spammer. What those proposals fail to address is that IP addresses are neither unique nor hard to come by.
Inside the (very small) minds of comment spammers.
Comment Spam makes the news
A news story on comment spam with quotes from me and others.
I had a comment spammer’s site shut down. Apparently the spammer didn’t appreciate it.
Comment Spam Manifesto
Spammers are hereby put on notice. Your comments are not welcome. If the purpose behind your comment is to advertise yourself, your Web site, or a product that you are affiliated with, that comment is spam and will not be tolerated. We will hit you where it hurts by attacking your source of income.
Cutting comment spammers off at the knees
How to hit comment spammer’s where it hurts: in the wallet.
Content filtering won’t do a thing to prevent comment spam.
Spam and Vandals, part 2
My theories about spammers acting like graffiti artists appear to be correct.
Spam begets spam
If you want to reduce the flow of comment spam to your site, be vigilant in removing the ones that do get posted. Leaving them up, even for a short time, can catch the eye of more spammers.
Distributed comment spam prevention
An organic system that responds to wholesale comment spamming in real time.
I’m fed up and want your help in devising a solution that will curtail comment and TrackBack spam.
Spam advertising a $5000 reward for help in finding a Dimensional Warp Generator or a Acme 5X24 series time transducing capacitor. Seriously.
Spam Spell Checker
Spam tricks my filters by misspelling all the words. So how about a spam filter that works by spell check?
My first piece of spam sent to my cell phone reminds me of my pager waking me in the middle of the night.
Where does spam come from?
The Center for Democracy & Technology spent six months conducting a controlled study to determine where spammers get email addresses from and how to reduce the amount os spam you receive.
Blacklisting the headhunters
A SpamAssassin blacklist to block emails from a network recruiters who spam.
Is this the end?
Spammers are starting to figure out SpamAssassin.
Cruising through the spam that SpamAssassin caught in the last month, I came across some funny messages.
Fun with spammers
After this spam from a low end recruiter, I thought I’d try a different approach.
Interactive ICQ Spam
I’ve received spam via ICQ before, but this one was different.
SpamAssassin plugin for Eudora
Users of Eudora can de-spam their mailbox with this free plugin.
Filter your mail with SpamAssassin from your desktop over IMAP.
SpamAssassin mail proxy
Filter your mail for spam with this perl tool.
Do spam filters violate the rights of email users?
CleanMyMailbox would like to keep your mailbox spam-free. We reviewed the service to see how it performs.
Spam service redux
It’s not the ideal spam filtering service we described recently, but Clean My Mailbox is close.
Spam filter service
Spam is a problem for users that could be solved by the right filtering service. This is what the ideal service might look like.
Phone Spam update
In February I wrote about an illegal telemarketing call I received. I reported the call...
Spam of the Day
And now the part of our show where I make fun of a random piece...
Ring. "(Pre-recorded voice) Congratulations, you have been selected to win a free cellular phone. Press...
Spam of the Day
"Subject: If Your Hotel Rooms Don’t Look Bran New... " It’s important that hotel rooms...
Some of today’s spam: BRAND NEW ANTI-SPAM TECHNOLOGY! Detect & eliminate spam BEFORE it gets...
Charity Junk mail
24-hour drive-thru: "Toys for hurting children in San Diego County." Says Julie: "They want toys...
And here I thought the spam I get is weird. Cam’s spam is stranger....
Fun With Spammers
Michael Fraase wrote about his experience with spammers, using one spammer as a representative example....
"Holiday are near, eliminate your debt" If the spammers can’t use decent grammar, why is...