Spam email is a scourge and conventional wisdom is to avoid it at all costs. But what if you replied? James Veitch did that and then some and the results are hilarious.
I feel like I use LinkedIn begrudgingly these days. It is where business people tend to want to connect but groups and other fora seem to have become opportunities to spam everyone with some or other deal.
I receive a fair amount of unsolicited marketing email (you probably do, too) that manages to evade Google Mail’s spam filters. I usually just scroll down, find the “unsubscribe” link and opt-out. One of the emails I received today had an interesting unsubscribe “protection”. I’m accustomed to seeing a CAPTCHA mechanism to prevent automated email…… Continue reading Unsubscribe CAPTCHA
I don’t know what is going on with Disqus lately but I am being inundated with spam on this site across my blogs even though I set comments to close after a limited time period to try deal with the deluge. The spam comments coming in now are on old posts which go back a…… Continue reading What is going on with Disqus lately? So much spam.