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May 10, 2011, 2:10 pm

And The Envelope, Please: Tenured Radical Inaugurates the Spammies

Doesn’t this look so too much like Elliot Spitzer?

For reasons too mysterious to mention, I am in catch up mode and have no time to be clever or intelligent today.  However, with the help of my spam file, I can try to be funny.  I read in the Old Grey Lady a few months back that spammers have stopped kicking out routine messages by spambot, and instead have hired real people to roam through blogs leaving links to their wares.

Indeed, the quality of spam has changed in the past few months.  It is friendlier and more conversational. It tries to relate to the topic of the post, and — despite the fact that it is authored by people names “Viagra Online,” “Moscow Apartment” or “Cupcake,”it has the sweet quality of an entry level person in a non-Anglophone country who is practicing hir English in hopes of one day immigrating or upgrading to a better job doing online tech support for Dell.

So…

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