Items tagged with commentspam

Related tags: apnews graffiti ipspoofing bayes spam

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Conversation with a comment spammer

January 22, 2007 - 250 words , 2 comments
In which I engage a new comment spammer and find out what he thinks.
Also tagged as: adsense comment spam

Comments on comments

September 17, 2004 - 34 words , 5 comments
2000 comments and spam.
Also tagged as: sitenews

Why IP banning is useless

February 10, 2004 - 448 words , 22 comments
Many proposals for eliminating comment spam are focused on banning or throttling comments from the IP address of the spammer. What those proposals fail to address is that IP addresses are neither unique nor hard to come by.
Also tagged as: ipbanning ipspoofing proxyservers

Spammer discussion

January 11, 2004 - 116 words , 9 comments
Inside the (very small) minds of comment spammers.
Also tagged as: andybaio apnews seo

Comment Spam makes the news

November 13, 2003 - 72 words , 10 comments
A news story on comment spam with quotes from me and others.
Also tagged as: associatedpress howardrheingold menatrott

Spam Talk

November 9, 2003 - 1050 words , 18 comments
I had a comment spammer’s site shut down. Apparently the spammer didn’t appreciate it.
Also tagged as: viagra

Cutting comment spammers off at the knees

November 7, 2003 - 445 words , 12 comments
How to hit comment spammer’s where it hurts: in the wallet.
Also tagged as: affiliate vigrx

Filtered Comments

October 10, 2003 - 126 words , 8 comments
Content filtering won’t do a thing to prevent comment spam.
Also tagged as: bayes filters

Spam and Vandals, part 2

October 5, 2003 - 216 words , 5 comments
My theories about spammers acting like graffiti artists appear to be correct.
Also tagged as: graffiti inluminent

Spam begets spam

September 21, 2003 - 236 words , 11 comments
If you want to reduce the flow of comment spam to your site, be vigilant in removing the ones that do get posted. Leaving them up, even for a short time, can catch the eye of more spammers.
Also tagged as: google vandalism

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