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In recent weeks, link spammers have got it into their had that many academic institutions offer forums on the web that can easily be spammed. I guess spamming on those forums isn't anything new, but the spammers are now spamming other resources with links back to their spam on all those
Contacting the webmasters with abuse complaints proved to be completely futile. Guess what? There is no abuse management behind
The (growing) list of spamvertized
"Just before 10 a.m. Wednesday, a spoof e-mail posing as an internal Apple news alert was sent to Apple employees, informing them that the release of the iPhone, a touchscreen hybrid phone-and-music player, was being delayed from June to October. It added that Leopard, the next version of the Mac operating system, would move back its launch from October to January.
... 11:56 a.m., a trading frenzy of Apple stock hit Wall Street, and the company's market value plunged $2.8 billion, or 3 percent, in six minutes. Its stock plummeted from $107.89 to $104.61 by 12:02 p.m.