Time Heals All Wounds.. And Then Kills the Patient
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Sun Jan 14 14:54:16 2007
On Blocking BLOGSpam

I get a fair amount of spam on my blog, and as a result whenever I get a decent amount of it gathered, I look at the apache logs and try to find ways to block it. Methods I've used, along with how much I think they're chopping things out:

Things I am considering doing:

Right now, about three bits of spam make it in every day.

I'm not currently looking at CAPTCHAs - it'd take some effort to implement, and would not stop the poor people who are paid to spam from doing so.

Slightly orthogonally, I found this on the topic of email spam. I've never seriously thought about such a system, but I've been on an anti-spam kick for the last few weeks...