Jan 202013

In two years (and a little change) the spam problem has been massive and growing.

By the Akismet stats, it has blocked either half a million or 680000 attempts to deface this blog with spam comments (the numbers strangely disagree).

The amount of spam getting through the filter has been fortunately gettiung smaller and smaller as the tool and its database improve.

The newest entry in the world of unwanted mail is the arrival of snail-mail spam, and not just any random advertisements but bills. Huimio registered its first trademark and somehow this seems to be an open invitation to various organizations to test the waters with related opportunities for us to pay extra for nothing. Highly unexpected, but easy to torpedo fortunately – in the words of legal advisors: “don’t do anything”, easy enough advice to follow.

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