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My first callout

Spammer? 3 answers in one day, to old questions, with self links.
posted by dirty lies on Nov 5, 2008 - 5 comments

seofeed? really?

I think seofeed should get a preemptive five dollar refund. [more inside]
posted by bunnytricks on Jun 13, 2008 - 172 comments

When the cat's away the mice will SPAM.

Can we please have an automatic deletion and/or penalty box for posts that get flagged for breaking guidelines by many users at times when no mod is online? [more inside]
posted by BrotherCaine on Apr 28, 2008 - 110 comments

MeFi: SEO spammer early warning system

So it turns out that not only were we being spammed (1, 2, 3, 4) by the Times, a whole lot of other people were too. We should have a Most Wanted page for webmasters to consult or something, since MeFi does such a good job at being the canary in the coal mine. Nice catch, Jess/Matt.
posted by bonaldi on Jan 30, 2008 - 76 comments

7 posts, 13 comments? Go back under your rock.

Dom, buddy, you're busted.nsfw Stop spamming MetaFilter.
posted by felix betachat on Aug 21, 2007 - 9 comments

Comment spam

Vaguely relevant remark + 2(link to own website) + sales-pitch = inauspicious first comment.
posted by Sonny Jim on Jun 12, 2007 - 4 comments

spam spam spammity spam

This is a spammy self-link in the comments of the green, from a shiny new user. The poster almost asked permission in the gray (the thread just below this one), but I suspect that this isn't quite what #1 had in mind when he said to go ahead and make the post.
posted by toxic on Nov 16, 2006 - 9 comments

Nip this in the bud

Matt or Jess, you might want to nip this in the bud.
posted by monju_bosatsu on Oct 12, 2006 - 89 comments

Spammer Sighting

Spammer Sighting
posted by briank on Sep 7, 2006 - 60 comments

youlikeme seems to be a spammer

youlikeme seems to like linking to the same site for their posts.
posted by nathan_teske on Jul 23, 2006 - 59 comments

Wardriving weblog spammer story

I post link about wardriving comment spammer. Metafilter Snap Detective Collective examines link, and concludes it is a hoax. Owner of site signs up, and insists it is real and he is not lying. Thread is closed. Conclusion: Everyone lives happily ever after.
posted by brownpau on Jun 23, 2006 - 33 comments

One comment, one project posted.

One comment, one project posted. Wasn't there supposed to be some sort of wait? How is this distinguishable from ordinary spamming?
posted by interrobang on May 22, 2006 - 12 comments

Spam alert

Fuck this.
posted by Snyder on Apr 27, 2006 - 128 comments

Spammer alert

Spammer callout of preemption and aggression.
posted by rxrfrx on Mar 11, 2006 - 21 comments

Spammer callout

Spammer.
posted by boo_radley on Mar 7, 2006 - 21 comments

Best $5 he ever spent.

Best $5 he ever spent.
posted by Galvatron on Feb 22, 2006 - 27 comments

I don't like the looks of this.

I don't like the looks of this. Especially in light of this.
posted by Kwantsar on Oct 4, 2005 - 142 comments

Suspicious user behavior

Something dubious about this is nagging at me, and I can't stop till I've gotten it off my chest. I submit to you user #21799. He has posted twice to the blue, both times to sites with interesting content, but of questionable quality. Both domains posted (1,2) are on the same registrar, with the same basic whois info. The sum of his comments have been tepid one-liners, one to two words in length. Additionally, there is an identical post by someone with the same handle in Broadband Reports, and a complaint about similar TV-related spam in an Avengers newsgroup. Is this subtle link spam at work, or am I being paranoid?
posted by brownpau on Sep 21, 2005 - 63 comments

Self-Linker

Detroit Wonk got a shiny new MeFi login yesterday (member since: September 4, 2005) and has spent the time spamming the joint with self-links. This uninsightful worm has managed to shoehorn his SEO campaign into six out of his seven MeFi posts, thus far.
posted by edverb on Sep 5, 2005 - 76 comments

Self-link, it seems

Self-link, it seems
posted by John Kenneth Fisher on Mar 25, 2005 - 73 comments

DoS spammers?

Exist-there some clever way to direct e-mail back to an offensive spammer so that they will get the message; something like a denial of service attack/overload? The spam is really getting to me these days

(and yes, it has to be legal, or I won't do it)
posted by ParisParamus on Jan 22, 2002 - 10 comments

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