Securelist has released a report on spam usage for this year. apparently, overall spam has dropped 1.6% (yippee) to 70.2%. Of this 70.2%, 69.8% is directed at this site, so at least the Legend Of Random moderators are keeping all other sites on the internet pretty spam-free.

Another interesting statistic is that the vast majority of US spam originated in the US (bastards):

and the biggest categories for spam are finance and medicine:

Here’s my suggestion. We create a botnet from half of the spammers computers by sending them emails containing malicious programs. We then commandeer this botnet to mass spam the other half of the spammers computers. Maybe the first set will blow up the second set…