Friday 16 July 2021

Day 487 of self-isolation - Blog spam

Blog spam

You might like to see some of the spam that this blog gets.

About 99% of the spam is comments to just a few blog posts. Nearly all of them are flattery. You don't usually see them, because I have a spam filter enabled. In this case, I've done a screen capture, so the spammers intentions are foiled.




  1. What is the intention of these flattering comments? Do some of them contain links which result in financial gain for the spammers or is there some other objective?

    1. I don't know. Maybe I should allow one of them, just to find out.

    2. As an experiment, I allowed one of the spam posts on here:

      I don't see a link from it, but perhaps it will develop something after a while?