Last week, I noted the mass of trackback spam. The cause seems to be an auto generated “Related Content from the Web” add on that seems to be popular with the splogs.

Someone asked me how big a spam spike I was looking at that I was writing — here’s the visual depiction:


Category: Markets

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4 Responses to “Spam Spike!”

  1. Jonathan says:

    Would it be spam if I were to encourage people to buy your book? I finally finished the darn thing and I must say it was excellent, well thought-out reading.

  2. Nope — that would be off topic — but I will allow it this one time (heh)

  3. noilifcram says:


    I’ll have some of that yummy pie!

  4. Chief Tomahawk says:

    Really, what is “Yummy Pie”?