South Korea is the second leading consumer of Spam. Spam was introduced in Korea during WWII, and it was “godsend” for people in Korea and Japan who were starving as result of the war. Koreans view Spam as a delicacy and it is a popular gift item for the Lunar New Year.
Alan Ralsky, a spammer known as the Godfather of Spam, was signed up for junk snail mail by hundreds of Slashdot readers who found his home address. He said “They’ve signed me up for every advertising campaign and mailing list there is..These people are out of their minds. They’re harassing me.”