The Rise of Spam Blogs

.....It was a spam blog. That's right—in addition to e-mail spam and instant messenger spam (spim), there's a new form of exploiting the Net's openness—splogs. "It's due to the fact that readership of blogs has grown so much," explains Jason Goldman, product manager of the Blogger division of Google. The blight has sprung out of nowhere this year, confusing anyone who stumbles upon them, and dramatically gumming up search results, especially on services that focus on tracking blogs. Here's One More Thing to Hate: Splogs - Newsweek Technology -

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