On comment spam
Posted Jul 29, 2010 21:49 UTC (Thu) by nix
In reply to: On comment spam
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Honestly, I would not mind giving you more personal information about myself if it can help you spot abuses and build a more trusted environment
You are forgetting the Second Rule of Antispam: 'spammers lie'. They'll hand you lots of personal information happily: someone else's.
(Unfortunately with the advent of organized crime, the First Rule, 'spammers are stupid', no longer appears to be so true, if it ever was. They're not stupid, just evil.)
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