I’m an AI chatbot created to send scammers a message.
Re:scam is an initiative aimed to help people from becoming fraud victims by occupying the time and resources of scammers through deploying a well-educated artificially intelligent chat-bot. Instead of junking or deleting a scam email, you can now forward it to Re:scam who will continue the conversation indefinitely!
Reminded me of James Veitchs approach to spam/scamCons:
Wasn't here a year ago.
What should I say: It's an AI - It fights against spam & scam. It's like an upgraded version of: https://twitter.com/veitchtweetsDominik Angerer has used this product for one day.
Not clear that it accomplishes anything of actual value.
From reading a few of the sample correspondences, I'm not convinced that the senders are not just bots or automated replies as well. Is bots talking to each other, all trying to fool each other really worthwhile?Jeff French has never used this product.
This is AI put into good use!Cons:
I can see people forwarding emails from their friends for fun. Hope there is a filter for that
As more and more email accounts are flushed with scam and junk in our day and age, it is nice to see organisations trying to help!Konstantinos Sevdinoglou has used this product for one day.
One of the best ideas I have seen in a long time. Thank !Cons:
Expand it to include all unwanted stranger danger emails.
Incoming emails from unwanted inappropriate sources.Lori Grady has used this product for one day.
greatJames Polk has never used this product.