Interview with a link spammer
Let me bookmark this and echo it on my site too. It is a nice article indeed. Read "An interview with a Link Spammer (An interview with a Link Spammer)":http://www.theregister.co.uk/2005/01/31/link_spamer_interview/.
"For that's what he does, pretty much all day long. He says he can earn seven-figure sums doing this. He is a link spammer. He's unapologetic about it. Skilled in Perl, LWP and PHP, his first professional programming was done aged 13, when he sold some code to a gaming company. He's 32 now."