Free web hosts and spam/phishing sites

April 17, 2007 has an article – a couple of weeks old – about a “mom and pop” free hosting provider who decided to crack down and link-spam and phishing sites on their servers – at a cost of about $10k a month to them in lost ad revenue from the 404s they would eventually put up when they suspended an account before. There scanning for keywords in every file on new accounts and automatically suspending or making them. I hope someday they’ll be able to make up that income thr


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