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  • I'm waiting until the spammers discover the forums like slashdot and use.perl.

    I suspect they may already have done slashdot, but I don't read the comments very often, and when I do it's at +2.

    I wonder if there's some mileage to running bayesian filters in slash...
    • Well, they obviously already discovered the link-back/track-back or whatever it's called that links back to referring sites on some blogs.

      Hit a blog with a HTTP_REFERER to your site and--voila, an incoming link promoting your site in some search engines.

      That should be extremely easy to abuse in an automated fashion.
      • Yeah, I found a few "google spammers" doing just that to my weblog. (Really, I'm not just pimping my weblog ;) The writeup on it is at .