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Blog spam despite CAPTCHA

2004-02-21 , ,

Remember my comments on blog spam and that I applied a simple CAPTCHA to stop the automated abuse? At the time I remarked that it would stop a bot but not the average turnip-head. It looks like
I’ve underestimated the number of turnip-heads out on the Internet and the
determination of these cretins to make links. Canada and Bulgaria
are unusually represented in the IP addresses of the postings. I delete the irrelevant messages as they appear but I’m contemplating a userid/password registration scheme to thwart crap comments. That would ruin what little- and there is very little- interactivity exists on this site but would also free me of having to clean up.

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