Here are the latest posts about Spam on Writers Write:
Spam Books Clogging Amazon.com's Kindle Store (2011-06-17): Reuters reports that spam books are clogging Amazon's Kingle bookstore.
Blogspot.com #1 Malware Source Says Sophos (2008-07-23): A Sophos study has found that Blogspot.
Study Analyzes Search Spam and Blog Farms (2007-03-19): A technical paper has proven what most everyone already knew.
SEC Launches Operation Spamalot (2007-03-09): The Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended trading in the securities of 35 companies that have been the subject of recent and repeated spam email campaigns.
Wikipedia Applies Nofollow Bandage in Lame Spam Fighting Attempt (2007-01-22): Wikipedia has made the decision to add the nofollow attribute to all external links on the English language Wikipedia site.
Third World Job: Human Captcha Filler (2006-11-25): If you think captchas are going to save blogs from comment spam you might be wrong.
Filtering Tools Helping to Control Blog Comment Spam (2006-04-12): CNET has an interesting article about the comment spam situation.
Followup on BlogSpot Nonsense Splogs (2006-01-03): Mark at R Webs Designs has done some investigative blogging in response to our post about nonsense blog spam.
Nonsense Word Blogspot Referrer Spam (2005-12-30): Apparently sploggers using BlogSpot aren't even bothering to be creative anymore.
The Blogosphere is Full of Splogs (2005-12-17): UMBC eBiquity recently conducted a study that found 75% of new pings are splogs.
Blogging Industry Infected With Splog Flu (2005-10-20): There are many names being created for the offensive, growing mass of spam blogs like spamnami, splogicane, splogsplosion, splogquake, splogstorm and the splog flu.
Blogger Adds Reporting Flag to Blogspot Blogs (2005-08-18): Blogger has added a "Flag as Objectionable" button to blogs on BlogSpot.
Bloggers Can Tell on Splogs at Splog Reporter (2005-08-17): Splog Reporter is a new website where bloggers can report splogs or spam blogs that are clogging up blog search tools.
Cuban Warns Blogspot.com Bloggers About IceRocket.com Exclusion (2005-08-16): Mark Cuban calls them splogs and others call them clogs but they are the same thing and create the same problems -- they gum up the works of blog search engines with spam.
The Dark Side of Blogs (2005-08-10): David Sifry, the founder and CEO of Technorati, has a
post about the dark side of the blogosphere in his series about the
State of the Blogosphere.
Clogs Will Be Bad for Blogs (2005-08-05): David D.
Toxic Weblog Fears Expand to Include All Free Hosting Sites (2005-07-26): Websense Security Labs, an Internet security firm, has warned that free blogging and photo hosting websites are being used to spread malicious code onto personal computers.
Trackback Spam Level Still Rising (2005-07-05): BusinessWeek's Blogspotting blog has another post on trackback spam.
Websense Warns of Toxic Blogs (2005-04-14): Websense, a web security firm, is warning about blogs that contain trojans and keylogging software that can install on your computer.
All Goods Things Come to a Spam End (2005-04-06): Blogs, like all Internet technology, are also subject to the