Archive for December 14th, 2006

Major increase in Spam Comments

I currently moderate all comments made to my blog in an attempt to stamp out spam comments.  This has worked quite well in the past as I might get about 5-10 spam comments a day.  Since Monday there has been a significant increase in the amount of spam comments with an average of 1500 per day.

I think I am going to have to implement some of the measures that Tom Raferty used to eliminate spam comments from his website. Seeing as most of the comments  are about on line gambling of some sort. I am going to try the blacklist option for the moment and see how that goes.

UPDATE:

I am going to give the spam plugin from akismet a go. 

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