jfruh writes: "Just as the much of the creative energy of the high-tech world is focused on social networking, so too are spammers realizing that there's more money to be found on people's Facebook walls than in their email inbox. Social spammers can make 10 times as much money as they could on email, if they play their cards right. And if you want a reason why social spam spreads so fast, consider the case of the supposedly tech-savvy journalists who friended a Facebook spambot that used a photo of a Japanese porn star as its profile pic."
"Card readers? We don't need no stinking card readers."
-- Peter da Silva (at the National Academy of Sciencies, 1965, in a
particularly vivid fantasy)