Linkedin Spam Filter Collateral Damage

By Xah Lee. Date:

If you try to post the following, when you click the Share button. Nothing happens.

𝔉𝔬𝔯 π”ž 𝔩𝔦𝔱𝔱𝔩𝔒 𝔣𝔲𝔫 π”±π”¬π”‘π”žπ”Ά, 𝔦 𝔴𝔯𝔬𝔱𝔒 β€œπ”―π”’π”­π”©π”žπ” π”’-π”©π”žπ”±π”¦π”«-π”žπ”©π”­π”₯π”žπ”Ÿπ”’π”±-𝔱𝔬-𝔀𝔬𝔱π”₯𝔦𝔠”. 𝔗π”₯𝔦𝔰 𝔴𝔦𝔩𝔩 π”―π”’π”­π”©π”žπ” π”’ π”žπ”©π”© π”ˆπ”«π”€π”©π”¦π”°π”₯ π”žπ”©π”­π”₯π”žπ”Ÿπ”’π”± π”Ÿπ”Ά π”Šπ”¬π”±π”₯𝔦𝔠 𝔳𝔒𝔯𝔰𝔦𝔬𝔫 (π”žπ”¨π”ž π”…π”©π”žπ” π”¨π”©π”’π”±π”±π”’π”―, π”‰π”―π”žπ”¨π”±π”²π”―) 𝔱π”₯π”žπ”±'𝔰 π”žπ”³π”žπ”¦π”©π”žπ”Ÿπ”©π”’ 𝔦𝔫 π”˜π”«π”¦π” π”¬π”‘π”’ π”žπ”° 𝔠π”₯π”žπ”―π”žπ” π”±π”’π”―π”°. β„Œπ”’π”―π”’'𝔰 𝔱π”₯𝔒 𝔠𝔬𝔑𝔒.

γ€Šπ”—π”₯𝔬𝔲 𝔖π”₯π”žπ”©π”± π”˜π”°π”’ π”ˆπ”ͺπ”žπ” π”° 𝔏𝔦𝔰𝔭》 http://ergoemacs.org/misc/thou_shalt_use_emacs_lisp.html

it seems, they tried to filter spam that use Unicode to bypass spam filter, and i became the victim of collateral damage. [see Unicode Confusables Spam, 2012]

Web Spam, Scam, SEO

  1. YouTube Scamer Stealing Video
  2. Twitter β€œJavaScript Teacher” Spam
  3. Web Domain Farm
  4. Do Not Donate to Wikipedia
  5. China ISP Ad Injection
  6. Snopes Runs Spam
  7. Unicode Confusables Spam, 2012
  8. favspam
  9. Buy Followers Scam
  10. Twitter Spam Farm 2011
  11. Twitter Spam Farm 2012
  12. Facebook Fraud
  13. Translation SEO Scam
  14. Ask a Question Scam
  15. Machine Generated Spam
  16. Pretty Girl Spam
  17. Seo Hack on Alexa
  18. Where Do Spammers Came From
  19. Linkedin Spam Filter Collateral Damage
  20. Daily Mail Stealing Images

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