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Spam Wave From Facebook, and reCAPTCHA Re-Enabled
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Spam Wave From Facebook, and reCAPTCHA Re-Enabled

At the start of the year I started using reCaptcha to cut down on the amount of spam I was receiving in the comment moderation queue. I ran it for a few months, but it didn’t decrease the amount of human-crafted “astroturf” spam I was getting. My hope was that the additional step would bore […]

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reCAPTCHA added to comment section

reCAPTCHA added to comment section

Anti-spam plugin Akismet has saved Gibberish from over 150,000 spam comments since I started using it in October of 2006. It has been absolutely wonderful, especially since it is free. However, there are some “comments” that slip through. A few of these are straight up automated spam bots, with dozens of links to sites for […]

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