__/ [WWW-Webmaster] on Saturday 03 September 2005 11:54 \__
> I have to concur with Roy S. Schestowitz. I have been running dozens of
> geeklogs for a number of yrs and last year it didnt matter what you did
> to filter out possible spam comment attacks or upgrade your cms. In the
> end it was only wise to disable comments from those sites getting hit.
> The comment spammers always find a new way to get on your sites,
> especially if you have a decent google PR.
Thanks for supporting my point.
__/ [Toby Inkster] added on Saturday 03 September 2005 15:01 \__
> I've started getting a bit of comment spam on my site, so I've switched
> from retro-moderation to full moderation. Seems to have slowed down a bit
You still need to manually handle comments, which can become a nuisance. If
it hasn't yet become a nuisance, you are yet to see the worst. As long as
there is financial incentive, the spammers will continue to hit. Getting
zombies/proxies is easy, losing them is rare.
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