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And Together, They Fight Spam!


I blame the title on the They Fight Crime entry over at TV Tropes, but it’s sadly appropriate.

I’ve been battling rising spam comments for a while now. I switched over to using Askimet in April and it’s already blocked 4,387 comments from coming through… but that’s four thousand some odd comments that I’ve had to check and delete (in case something ‘real’ got caught up by mistake).

So I’ve taken another tact and added SI CAPTCHA Anti-Spam into the mix. I’m not happy about having to add a captcha, but the spam is getting crazy. (more…)

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