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Are U Fooled by This Spam Technique?

Akismet flagged a comment as spam and I had not seen the spam technique used before, so I was fooled. I reviewed the comment and approved it, but the name, Michael G. Redmond, made me wonder a bit more (Redmond, WA is the home of Microsoft). So I goggled it. Oops. I remarked the comment as spam. Why?

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Stupid Spam Comments 2

Like most bloggers, I get really stupid spam comments. Fortunately, the spam filter or widget, Akismet, has caught everyone one I’ve received so far. As a result of the filter, I was able to make my blog more comment-friendly (I’d love to tell you all about it, but that would only invite more spam, and I like bacon a bit more).

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More on Spamming Blogs

I just found a great spam comment in my Akismet filter. Check it out in Blogging:┬áSpammers under the heading, Update 3 — 8/7/10.

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Blogging: Spammers

I get a kick out of some of the things that spammers leave as Comments in hopes that you’ll provide them with a link back to their site. I’ve posted a few of the newer ones that I’ve received.

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