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SPAM? On LJ? Say it ain't so! 
9th-Oct-2008 12:59 pm
bathynomus giganteus
So, I got my first Russian friend today.

I read through th English parts of the journal and realized it was a spam letter.

So I ban_set his/her ass in the control panel.

Now I know how Reagan felt in the 80's.
Comments 
9th-Oct-2008 02:41 pm (UTC)
Data mining.
9th-Oct-2008 07:05 pm (UTC)
Not Star Wars?

Dammit.
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9th-Oct-2008 07:04 pm (UTC)
LOL I do have one girl on my f-list who does post in Polish or Czech, but she at least makes cohesive and interesting English posts on occasion.
9th-Oct-2008 11:03 pm (UTC)
I have a few Russian lj friend, but they for the most part post in English. So far I haven't received a spam letter from any of them (yet)
9th-Oct-2008 11:28 pm (UTC)
That's a good thing.

this is my second spam friending, last one was for a travel site in Australia/Oceania.
10th-Oct-2008 10:33 pm (UTC)
Lj-Abuse will suspend them if you report them.
Banning them from your journal doesn't stop them reposting your friends only entries.

More info: http://nympholept.livejournal.com/tag/russian+bots

Please pass this on to your friends who have noticed them too.


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