Occupy Chicago’s #TakeTheSpring hashtag is under assault by a spambot

The Occupy Chicago protestors are getting down to serious business today. Lots of teach-ins, panel discussions, and workshops will take place throughout the Windy City to “create dialogue” and “TakeTheSpring” (whatever that means).

As usual, the Occupy protestors are using Twitter and other social media to organize and spread the word. Just one glitch: Someone or something — presumably some kind of bot pretending to be beautiful young women — is clogging up #TakeTheSpring with spam:

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