Tag Spam on Technorati

On July 2, 2005, in Blogging, RSS, Tour de France, by Josh Hallett

The Tour de France is only on its first day and there is already tag spam on Technorati. The tag, Tour de France should be rather popular over the next few weeks. This makes it an obvious target for spammers. A search earlier today gave me these results:

Tag Spam on Technorati

The first result (which I will not link to) is a post that has nothing to do with le Tour. It is a site promoting DVR software for your Mac. Unfortunately this will probably get worse as the Tour progresses.

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2 Responses to Tag Spam on Technorati

  1. Blogspotting says:

    Trackback spam hits new high

    Blogspotting is facing an onslaught of trackback spam. For now, it’s easy to detect, but not for long.

  2. Tour de France

    What kind of bike blog would this be if I didn’t mention the Tour de France? And what kind of blogger would I be if I didn’t mention Tour tag spam on Technorati?

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