17 April 2005
Where's the front of the horse?
TrackBack spammers: can't live with them, can't have them hunted down and killed. (Yet.)
I went through a spate of attacks by these grit-eating, scum-sucking, pencil-neck geeks myself, though I never got fifty at a shot the way Michael Bates did this weekend, or the mass quantities that have befallen cut on the bias and other Blogfodder sites.
Not necessarily apropos of which, Susanna said this earlier:
We're talking about corrections this week in class, and one of the things I always emphasize is that to be rehabilitated, you have to be habilitated in the first place. Supposedly rehabilitation programs are targeted at returning someone to a law-abiding and somewhat societally-functional behavior. The problem is, for a sizeable portion of the prison population, they've never had a law-abiding and societally-functional life to begin with so there's nothing to return to.
I submit that spammers, regardless of the technology used, are emotionally wedded to the concept of getting something for nothing, of riding roughshod over the rights and the property of others; trying to turn them from worthless parasites into useful citizens is likely to be a complete waste of time.Posted at 3:53 AM to Blogorrhea
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C.G. Hill manages to tie together spamming and a post on rehabilitation, and do so with admirable coherence. Would that......[read more]