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Comment Spam (or: I’m Not That Awesome, Really)

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I had the website set to moderate all comments, but after reading a few other blogs that highly objected to the practice– I turned it off.

And then immediately turned it on again for anything with one or more links in the comment.

Even after filtering out all the posts with links, the posts mentioning liveinternet.ru, article, or adultadsusa.com… I’m still getting a LOT of spam. There are apparently a lot of people (or bots) out there with nothing better to do than try and get their comments on random blogs so they get backlinks.

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