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Lycos And One Way Not To Deal With Spam

By | November 27, 2004

Lycos Europe, according to The Register, is distributing “a special screensaver in a controversial bid to battle spam”. Make Love Not Spam “sends a request to view a spam source site. When a large number of screensavers send their requests at the same time the spam web page becomes overloaded and slow”. The idea, of course, is to… Read More »