Top 5 Spam Botnet "Crippled" but Still Kicking

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johnnyathm1

 I wrote a few folks at MaximumPC about the spam issue and received a reply stating there is a "mark as spam" button and we should start to mark suspect comments accordingly...I have looked and have yet to locate said button. Any of you others seen this mythical button? They did say it was very small...lol!

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tkid124

I do not see the button, maybe it is only on Admin accounts?

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someuid

Why aren't ISP's sniffing packets, looking for botnet workstations, then calling those customers and telling them "get it cleaned up or we'll cancel your account?"  Afraid the user will move to a new company?  Fine.  Share your findings with your competitors and get everyone to agree to not open a new account with that person.

Seriously.  If your car is a hazard, the police are not going to let you drive it on the road.  If your computer is a hazard, it should be taken off the internet and not allowed on until repaired.

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Mosher

I agree %100.

To add my own idea, they should have a AV system for browsers that doesn't accept traffic from known malware hosting servers. that would have the server owners clamoring to clean their act. 

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ShadowDragoonFTW

It would be awesome if this really worked and SPAM slowly started becoming a thing of the past. It won't, of course, but one can always hope...

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jlh304

Yeah I wish this would have killed the beast, but leaving 10 servers up that can run and spread to others means they probably didn't do much.

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JE_Delta

If this website stopped getting so much spam!!!

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strykyr

Yeah with captcha too...

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