Help Fight Spam – What You Can Do

I’ve joined Project Honey Pot. It’s free to join and would encourage you to join also.

Project Honey Pot is a distributed network of decoy web pages website administrators can include on their sites in order to gather information about robots, crawlers, and spiders. They collate data on harvesters, spammers, dictionary attackers, and comment spammers. They make this data available to the members in order for them to protect their websites and inboxes.

Not only that they are actually doing something about Spam…
A company representing Internet users in more than 100 countries today filed a lawsuit in Virginia seeking the identity of individuals responsible for harvesting millions of e-mail addresses on behalf of spammers.

The suit was filed in U.S. District Court in Alexandria on behalf of Project Honey Pot, a service of Unspam Technologies LLC, a Utah-based anti-spam company that consults with private companies and government agencies.



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  1. […] to incur their wrath and then it hit me like a ton of bricks. I recently added a spam trap from the Project Honey Pot site. I followed their instructions to add links to the special page they give you to attract, log […]

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