Thursday, 8 September 2005

Comments reset

I've had to reset the comments section in order to get rid of the spammed comments, which is up to my arse like alligators in a swamp. Sorry to those for whom the verficication system doesn' t work, but the spam is too much.


  1. Agreed. Spam is too much of a problem not do something about it. It's really not that difficult to type in a verification word, is it?

  2. The anti-spam verification works to block the spamming programs that trawl the internet, but it doesn't stop those idiots who manually input spam comments. I can never understand how these people have the time and the inclination to do something that so many people hate. The only conclusion I can come to is that there are even more idiots out there who make it worthwhile for these spammers to do it. Such a shame...

  3. Perhaps a brute force approach? Although, possible combinations are beyond my mathematical abilities but I'm reasonably sure with a bit of analysis and perhaps access to Blogger API one could create a reasonably predictable model.


1. Commenters are welcome and invited.
2. Off-topic commenters however will be ignored.
3. Read the post before you comment.
4. Challenge facts presented if wrong, but don't ignore them when they're not.
5. Say what you mean, and mean what you say.
6. Off-topic grandstanding, trolling and spam is moderated. (Unless it's entertaining.)