comment spam

Clamping down on comment spammers

September 29, 2003

As I’ve written about before comment spamming is becoming a serious problem. After getting almost a dozen of them today I realized a couple of things: # Movable Type needs a power editing mode for comments (already has one for entries). # Time to automate removal of spam comments. Coincidently I had recently been asked […]

Comment Spam Solutions

September 4, 2003

Many of us running weblogs have been hit by comment spammers in the past but it seems like it is really starting to ramp up. One particular spammer, vig-rx, has been particularly persistent. Burningbird says he is using Google against us. The simplest counter-measure is to ban the IP the spammer uses. Of course this […]