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Spam comments

August 24, 2005
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We’re still getting the occasional spam comment. Traffic on this blog is certainly not so heavy that we’re inundated, so maybe I’ll just keep pulling them off when I see them. But Blogger has a new feature – a word verification thingie – that will ask commenters to type in a quick, random confirmation word before posting. It will (for the moment) thwart the auto-spammers. It could also irritate the legimate commenters. What do you think?

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  1. Anonymous permalink
    August 25, 2005 4:53 am

    Go for it. It’s a little step that uses a randomly generated graphic that the spammers can’t (or haven’t yet figured out how to) overcome, so it’s very effective. Well worth the trouble.
    B

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