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Spam Spike!

Posted By Barry Ritholtz On March 22, 2010 @ 3:13 pm In Markets | Comments Disabled

Last week, I noted the mass of trackback spam [1]. 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:

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[1] trackback spam: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2010/03/what-is-with-all-the-trackback-spam/

[2] Image: http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/03/Askimet-Spam.png

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