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404 Spam

Date:  Thu, 9th-Dec-2004prevnext

Tags: Commentary, Spam

You've got to hand it to the spammers, they'll try anything to advertise their wares. Not content with flooding our inboxes and comment pages as well as polluting our referrer logs, they've now added another weapon to their arsenal - 404 spam.

My 404 error logs, which are usually very quiet, have seen an unusual amount of activity today. I'm seeing repeated 404 patterns that look like this:

/folders/blog/resource for creating sharing and chatting about iTunes Smart Playlists

Nice try smartplaylists.com, but I'm still not visiting your website.

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