Anti spam screensaver anyone ?

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by -=[Waylon Smithers]=-, Nov 29, 2004.

  1. http://makelovenotspam.com/intl/

    Lycos have a screensaver that endlessly requests data from sites that
    sell the goods and services mentioned in spam e-mail.

    Originally reported at the BBC site.

    Hmmm. Nothing like using more resources every day . . .
    -=[Waylon Smithers]=-, Nov 29, 2004
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  2. -=[Waylon Smithers]=- wrote:
    > http://makelovenotspam.com/intl/
    > Lycos have a screensaver that endlessly requests data from sites that
    > sell the goods and services mentioned in spam e-mail.
    > Originally reported at the BBC site.


    > Hmmm. Nothing like using more resources every day . . .


    why ddos the hosting servers... they are probably not aware of their
    customers being spammers until after the deed has finished.

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    Dave - Dave.net.nz, Nov 29, 2004
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  3. -=[Waylon Smithers]=-

    JedMeister Guest

    "-=[Waylon Smithers]=-" <lifestyles_choice@springfield_nuclear_plant.com>
    wrote in message news:cog2l6$n8t$...
    > http://makelovenotspam.com/intl/
    >
    > Lycos have a screensaver that endlessly requests data from sites that sell
    > the goods and services mentioned in spam e-mail.
    >
    > Originally reported at the BBC site.
    >
    > Hmmm. Nothing like using more resources every day . . .


    Unfortunate I live in NZ...under telecom this wastes valuable data ....
    JedMeister, Nov 29, 2004
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  4. -=[Waylon Smithers]=-

    E. Guest

    -=[Waylon Smithers]=- wrote:
    > http://makelovenotspam.com/intl/
    >
    > Lycos have a screensaver that endlessly requests data from sites that
    > sell the goods and services mentioned in spam e-mail.
    >
    > Originally reported at the BBC site.
    >
    > Hmmm. Nothing like using more resources every day . . .


    Would you really trust anything that Lycos wrote?
    E.
    E., Nov 30, 2004
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