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Spammers Win: Sorta

December 11th, 2003 · 1 Comment

This past three weeks, I’ve gotten up to 400 (yes, that’s what I said, four hundred) spam messages per day on my primary email box. Of course, I’ve had the same address for about 11 or so years now. So there’s been plenty of time for that address to be sold over and over and over.

Which is why that particular address no longer exists.

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Tags: Miscellany

AOL-Intel-Microsoft: The Nigerian Contingent

November 17th, 2003 · 1 Comment

Seems people never learn, even otherwise intelligent people, like law students. I received an email today from a fellow student — as did about 300 other people to whom she sent it. The message explained how we could easily get at least $10,000. And all we had to do was forward her message to as […]

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Tags: Miscellany

Blog Slime

November 4th, 2003 · No Comments

Well, a decision soon needs to be made: I either install software and start the ever-escalating fight against blogscum (blog spammers) or else I just turn off commenting abilities altogether. Perhaps it won’t be so bad to shut down, since there don’t seem to be many comments anyway — some days, the spam I have […]

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Tags: Blogs & Blogging