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Spam with Typos: Like Cyborgs with Water Damage

Lately my WordPress posts have been inundated with spammers. Unlike the obscene spam of years past, these more innovative folks prefer to make a flattering, ambiguous comment in hopes that readers would click on their name, which links to a retail website (or something). 490 more words


Stemming the spam

One of the features I particularly value on WordPress has been the ability to have fairly open comment threads on my blog posts. In the past Askimet used to keep these spam free and people were able to submit comments fairly freely. 233 more words


Try Harder Next Time

My Twitter-inspired post about the types of spam I get reminded me that it’s been entirely too long since I cleaned out my folder of amusing spam. 772 more words


Comment Spam - September 2014

There must be something about this column, and the way it really attracts the weirdos. And no, not the real-life weirdos that come up to you on the street and A. 1,121 more words


Spam--And Not the Funny Kind

Well, that didn’t take long.

I’ve been on Twitter less than a week, and already I’ve gotten as much spam at this address as I had in the previous year and a half. 860 more words


Facebook Comments Integrated, Bye-Bye Spam

Like many webmasters, we detest spam in all of its forms. From the days of receiving “free” AOL CDs in our mailboxes to the days prior to… 461 more words


Examples of Comment Spam missed by Akismet on wordpress.com blogs

This blog is getting hit with comment spam that is making it past wordpress.com and Akismet.  Below I will place the comment spam so people can start to recognize it.  422 more words