Posts Tagged ‘‘bots’

Another 'Bot-'Blog

Tuesday, 26 February 2008

A 'bot has again commented to one of my entries, linking back to its 'blog; this time at The style of the entries at that 'blog show some trivial improvements over the style that I described earlier. Now the form is

[source-'blog name] wrote an [variable adjective] blog post today on [entry title]
Here’s a [variable adjective-noun]
[random quotation]
[variable text] [variable linked text]

The previous 'blog was registered by over proxy. This time, there appears to be an unproxied registrant:

Roseanna M. Hallman
WOODBRIDGE VA 22192-2001
(703) 490-2260

who apparently has about 86 domains.


Monday, 25 February 2008

By virtue of a 'bot commenting to a prior entry, I discovered a 'bot-maintained set of advertising sites at, each guised as a 'blog. The 'bot-or-'bots (I suspect that there is just one) find(s) entries in 'blogs or in 'blog-like pages, and then creätes an entry in one of its own 'blogs (eg of form

[source-'blog name] wrote an interesting post today on [entry title]
Here’s a quick excerpt
[random quotation]
For more information, click here

Each page of the 'bot-'blogs also has many links to videos, which are hosted on an advertising-supported site or sites.