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Here are the latest posts about Spam on The Write News:

Third World Job: Human Captcha Filler
If you think captchas are going to save blogs from comment spam you might be wrong. (November 25, 2006)

Filtering Tools Helping to Control Blog Comment Spam
CNET has an interesting article about the comment spam situation. (April 12, 2006)

The Blogosphere is Full of Splogs
UMBC eBiquity recently conducted a study that found 75% of new pings are splogs. (December 17, 2005)

Blogging Industry Infected With Splog Flu
There are many names being created for the offensive, growing mass of spam blogs like spamnami, splogicane, splogsplosion, splogquake, splogstorm and the splog flu. (October 20, 2005)

Blogger Adds Reporting Flag to Blogspot Blogs
Blogger has added a "Flag as Objectionable" button to blogs on BlogSpot. (August 18, 2005)

Bloggers Can Tell on Splogs at Splog Reporter
Splog Reporter is a new website where bloggers can report splogs or spam blogs that are clogging up blog search tools. (August 17, 2005)

Cuban Warns Bloggers About Exclusion
Mark Cuban calls them splogs and others call them clogs but they are the same thing and create the same problems -- they gum up the works of blog search engines with spam. (August 16, 2005)

The Dark Side of Blogs
David Sifry, the founder and CEO of Technorati, has a post about the dark side of the blogosphere in his series about the State of the Blogosphere. (August 10, 2005)

Toxic Weblog Fears Expand to Include All Free Hosting Sites
Websense Security Labs, an Internet security firm, has warned that free blogging and photo hosting websites are being used to spread malicious code onto personal computers. (July 26, 2005)

Trackback Spam Level Still Rising
BusinessWeek's Blogspotting blog has another post on trackback spam. (July 5, 2005)

Websense Warns of Toxic Blogs
Websense, a web security firm, is warning about blogs that contain trojans and keylogging software that can install on your computer. (April 14, 2005)

All Goods Things Come to a Spam End
Blogs, like all Internet technology, are also subject to the spam problem. (April 6, 2005)