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Best blog platform for easy commenting but little spam

Best blogging software to allow easy commenting by strangers but avoiding comment spam. [more inside]
posted by bystander on Nov 6, 2009 - 10 answers

What is the point of the comment spam I'm getting?

I've got a personal site/blogg-ish thing and I get comment spam. The odd thing is that much of it doesn't contain any links. It's just some random words. What is the point of this? [more inside]
posted by ChasFile on Sep 25, 2008 - 7 answers

Is this IP spoofing?

Someone posted a spam comment on my blog that came from IP address "192.168.0.165". Since that IP address is reserved for private networks, how on earth did they do that? Is this "IP spoofing"? If so, how does it work?
posted by simonw on Oct 19, 2007 - 7 answers

Fighting WordPress spam

Best spam-fighting solutions for WordPress? [more inside]
posted by Robot Johnny on Dec 8, 2005 - 17 answers

Comment spam on my blog?

Comment Spam question. Recently I've been hit with hundreds of comment spams to my weblog (MT 3.0 w/ mt-blacklist). The funny thing is the links aren't to the normal kind of sites. The domain names are randoms letters that don't resolve and the text is usually a person's name. For example the link might be 'Lucille' with the domain of xzxesfseor.com.

Why are the comment spammers doing this? Are they attempting to overwhelm the blacklist systems with nonsense? Any explanations?
posted by Argyle on Dec 29, 2004 - 16 answers

MoveableType Comment Spam

I have put my Moveable Type weblog to sleep, although I am keeping its archives up. Not surprisingly, comment spam continues to come in. It looks like there is no way to globally turn commenting off in MT. Rats. But I do have MT Blacklist installed, and I'm wondering if there's a good way to add some kind of regex wildcard to my blacklist that will deny all comments. Any ideas on how to stop all comments?
posted by scarabic on Nov 3, 2004 - 12 answers

Dealing with comment spammers

Is there any way to punish comment spammers? [more inside]
posted by willnot on Oct 2, 2004 - 12 answers

Comment spam in MT blogs

I came home from my two week vacation to find an enormous amount of comment spam on my MT weblog. I've now read this so I guess I know how to stop it from happening again (if I can figure out all the tech stuff), but deleting is turning out to be a nightmare. Is there some easier way to delete this than going into each post and individually deleting the spam comments?
posted by anastasiav on Aug 23, 2004 - 10 answers

MoveableType Comment Spam

My MT powered blog (version 2.51) has just been hit by over 200 comment spams. Is there some sort of "delete last x comments" command, or do I have to delete them all manually? And how do I stop this happening again? To install MT Blacklist I have to update MT, and I can't do this under the new license because it is a group blog with numerous authors. Please spare me the dullness of repetitive delete button clicking!
posted by Orange Goblin on Jul 8, 2004 - 14 answers

What's the definitive solution to comment spam on weblogs?

IP EXPERTS! What's the definitive solution to comment spam on weblogs? I manage one that has been spammed with links to supposedly pornographic third-level domains, e.g. http://red-hot-anal-sluts.boringaddress.com, sometimes with a folder afterward. [Mo' inside] [more inside]
posted by soyjoy on Mar 15, 2004 - 8 answers

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