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The Bellinghman
Date: 2009-02-06 11:49
Subject: Russian spammer
Security: Public
The following account has just friended me: wikaeru.

A quick glance shows it to be one of the Russian 'friending' spammers.

I'm reporting it via http://www.livejournal.com/abuse/report.bml
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Perdita
User: perdita_fysh
Date: 2009-02-06 09:24 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
What can they do to you by friending you?
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The Bellinghman
User: bellinghman
Date: 2009-02-06 09:39 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
The idea, as I understand it, is to get befriended people to follow their profile to whatever sites they get clickthoughs for.

What I can do is warn my friends not to follow the profile, and starve the spammer of the clicks.
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born from jets!!!
User: catness
Date: 2009-02-06 12:20 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Yeah, me too. The journals it picked for friends (plus its content) made it pretty clear it was nobody I know.
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Kimberley Verburg
User: sierra_le_oli
Date: 2009-02-06 18:48 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Thanks for that. I've now reported chaeryery.
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irishkate
User: irishkate
Date: 2009-02-06 23:41 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
Same here - didn't think of reporting - good idea. Must go do that.
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