Spam terms

Benjamin Barrett gogaku at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Jan 24 18:48:33 UTC 2007

After a progressive decline, the incredible increase in spam lately is
discussed at:

Two interesting terms:

image spam - that spam with images pasted in, usually about stocks
word salad/good word poisoning - using headlines and phrases from actual
written sources, thereby avoiding words like Viagara and foiling spam

Benjamin Barrett
a cyberbreath for language life

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