Mark at Weblog Tools Collection posts about his Akismet caught spam count – 271,167. He also invites people to share their count in the comments, I guess a button or badge is really needed!
Until recently Mark was the most spammed man in the world, Weblog Tools Collection and his personal blog accounted for a startling amount of the total volume Akismet received in the early days. I have no idea why this was, but I think it’s a combination of his blogs are old, have high pagerank, used to run Movable Type, and Mark wrote some early anti-spam plugins.
Mark was recently passed up by someone else, a newcomer, and if I can track him down I’ll share more.