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I’m Being Spammed to Death!

By JLP | September 29, 2005

Over the last several days I have received 40 or more comments, 35 of them were spam! Spammers ruin everything.

Topics: Miscellaneous | 6 Comments »


6 Responses to “I’m Being Spammed to Death!”

  1. fivecentnickel.com Says:
    September 29th, 2005 at 9:28 pm

    Install Bad Behavior and/or Spam Karma. Problem solved.

  2. Gerard Says:
    September 30th, 2005 at 6:23 am

    I don’t know what kind of setup you have but see if this is applicable to you. http://www.dvorak.org/blog/?p=2904
    Its from John C Dvorak of PC Magazine, I don’t know if it works but the theory behind it makes sense

  3. jim Says:
    September 30th, 2005 at 7:16 am

    I use Spam Karma and it catches practically everything…

  4. fivecentnickel.com Says:
    September 30th, 2005 at 10:13 pm

    The beauty of Bad Behavior is that it blocks spambots from accessing your site. Spam Karma catches pretty much all spam, but I had to turn down the settings a bit in order to avoid fale positives.

  5. Cap Says:
    October 1st, 2005 at 1:49 pm

    thank goodness my site’s not circulated enough for that to be an issue!

    but seriously, when you switch from blogger etc. to your own domain.. and getting on the wordpress setup, it seems people get a lot more spam too.

  6. thedebtfreeblog.com Says:
    October 5th, 2005 at 1:55 pm

    You can also try CAPTCHA (http://www.captcha.net/), which is what dasBlog.net uses (the blogging software I use).

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