The Register interviews a link spammer and we see just what we expected; a selfish brat who has no regard or sympathy for the community that allows him to thrive.
Link spamming, with its abuse of common
resources, turns out the most efficient, just as cutting down virgin
Indonesian and Amazonian rain forest is the most efficient way for
loggers there to get wood. If it raises the global temperature of the
blogging community, well, that’s life on planet internet, isn’t it?