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More about comment spam: Recently I started getting a new style of spam, and I can't for the life of me figure out why anyone would bother. The web site URL is gibberish, and the comment itself includes two links to web sites which are gibberish:
Not only is there no site at those two domain names, they aren't even registered. I thought, maybe they're trying to get some Google juice for the domains before registering, and then they'll register the ones that do well. But of course Google won't index sites that don't exist, and there isn't even any content in the comment for Google to index. It's a content-less pointer to nowhere. If they mentioned Xanax or something, then maybe there's a way it would help the spammers, but there's nothing here.
The spams come in bunches, with different random domain names. Any theories? What's the point?
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