What is SPIM?

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I wnated to know what does Spim stands for?.... Is it the same as spam or what is the difference?...Thanks in advance

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This question was answered on March 5, 2004. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Well friend SPIM Also spelled as spIM, spam over instant messaging (IM) Spim is perpetuated by bots that harvest IM screen names off of the Internet and simulate a human user by sending spam to the screen names via an instant message The spim typically contains a link to a Web site that the spimmer is trying to market

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Posted by Student of Katharine Gibbs School - New York on March 5, 2004