OT Spam, Re: Which language is this?
|From:||Roger Mills <rfmilly@...>|
|Date:||Monday, June 28, 2004, 15:58|
Frank George Valoczy wrote:
> I wonder why you would get Hungarian spam? I've often wondered why I get
> spam in Latvian, Chinese and other languages I don't speak...
>Heaven knows how spamming works, but I suspect some of it must key in on
topics/languages etc. used in legit posts. We've had a lot of Hungarian
discussion here in recent days... I used to get spam in Indonesian, and can
recall instances on Cybalist-- when someone happened to mention Indonesian
data, lo and behold, shortly thereafter we'd be invited to "Meng-upgrade
koneksi internet anda."
At one point I was getting a bunch in Korean, that seemed to have to do with
casinos; I suspect it came via the Austronesian list, one of whose regular
posters is an expat in Korea. </paranoia>