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May 11, 2006

But that's just the tip of the iceberg...

CNet captures some anecdotes about the rise in splog (spamming blogs) in "Blogosphere suffers spam explosion". They're right of course, but the following was not the most impressive summary:

While technology and legislation may have made spam in e-mail manageable, there is still some way to go when it comes to keeping it out of blogs.

Two common types of splog are comments or tracebacks that point to a commercial site (often for medications or porn), or comments (or fake blogs) filled with links to raise the PageRank (Google index strength) for sites.

Posted by jmm at May 11, 2006 11:31 PM


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