We receive many wonderful reader comments on sdtimes.com. Most are thoughtful and add genuine value to our news and analysis of the software development industry.
And then there are spam comments which try to drive links to external scam websites. We squelch those comments before they are posted.
Spam comments are easy to spot in our comment-review portal. They’re entirely unrelated to the context of the site or of the story they’re associated with.
Sometimes the spam comments are enjoyable in a beat-poet kind of way. Here’s one that just came in, trying to drive traffic to a shady electronics discounter. Isn’t it great?
Hey where you from? I’m from Toronto and … I like hockey. I live near a park with lots of dogs. the sky is blue over here what’s your weather like?