From the same IP numbers as last time.
And, as fast as I cleared it away, more arrived. Faster than I could delete.
But it got me wondering - what is the function of spam? Is it just electronic junk mail - the stuff that goes from mailbox to rubbishbin unopened? Or is it the electronic equivalent of tagging - unsightly scrawl grafittied onto pristine spaces to reassure the creator that he still exists? Or is it electronic vandalism - like the arsonists who torch the mountain, the kids who phone the emergency services or the gangsters who trash a primary school, to get some attention?
And, whatever it is - what is the payoff these people get?