So Steve Blackmon got in touch again today, this time from a new gmail address, this time he said:
Steve Blackmon is the alter ego (I assume) of a prolific email spammer offering SEO services. For no particular reason, other than he managed to bypass a few strong spam filters, I published Steve’s emails over the months and years. I collect them together here, along with other somewhat relevant ramblings.
Let’s discuss about it!
More spam from Steve Blackmon arrived today. Delightful. If you got a similar message to this, it is 100% spam.
SIDEBAR – interestingly, people actually looking up the phrase “discuss about it” are landing here, I think looking for grammatical advice. Those people, “let’s discuss about it!” is (basically) “wrong” grammatically speaking, because “discuss” itself means to talk about something, rendering the word “about” in this phrase redundant. “Let’s discuss it!” would be sufficient. Don’t Repeat Yourself. DRY.
In any case, the spam had this grammatically incorrect title is copied in below. Because I for some reason decided to publish these here spams… perhaps because they get past my spam filter.
Steve Blackmon is Back on the email spam!
I knew I’d get contacted again by old friendly email spammer, Steve Blackmon, and sure enough, this week it arrived: