LinkedIn: Pestering Spamtraps with Invitation Reminders

Social networking site LinkedIn is sending invitations to join both to email addresses that never existed and email addresses that might have existed many years ago but not in the past few years. LinkedIn does not appear to do any vetting of email addresses that its users provide to it, leading it to send invitation emails to many spamtraps on a regular basis. It then sends reminders about email that was unsolicited in the first place.

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