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    What Is Worse than Bad Spam? This Spam.

    Like any blog, mine receives a lot of spam, and for this reason I’m eternally grateful for an excellent spam filter.  It’s probably safe to say that 3% comes from companies trying to get me to use their services to improve my Google ranking,  1% asking to post content on my site, and the remaining 96% of it is straight-up spam. The former are instantly recognizable by the use of proper English usage and sentence structure. The latter is almost always foreign – easily identifiable as they are either written entirely in Russian or by a random Chinese character in the middle of the comment. What I find so funny…