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September 10, 2003

There's a sucker born every 1.5 seconds

Stevenf is noticing a Spamnation.

“I think what shocks me the most is not the scam itself but the sheer amount of traffic that is coming in from it. I mean, I see a site that says “FREE whatever! JUST CLICK THESE ELEVENTY-THOUSAND BANNERS!” and I roll my eyes. And until now, I would have expected most people to do the same.

“But here they all come, 1 to 2 per second, all from different IPs.”

I don’t know what’s scarier, the number of people falling for this or the number of deceptive, dishonest, scum “thinking” up new ways to “trick” people.

Posted by Eric at September 10, 2003 08:11 PM | TrackBack
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