[wp-hackers] Simple comment spam experiment

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Thu Apr 17 18:06:02 GMT 2008

Bad Behavior is superb at eliminating Trackback spam. Turn it off for
a while, and see what happens.

After seeing the Simple Trackback Validation plugin, I switched off BB
and installed that, just to see what the difference would be.

On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 10:41 AM, Ozh <ozh at planetozh.com> wrote:
> >By the way, about 55% of my total spam was trackback spam, and I've
>  >eliminated virtually all of it just by using the Simple Trackback
>  >Validation plugin[3], so I've turned off Akismet (which used to catch
>  >hundreds of spams a day).
>  Although you'd think blog spam is pretty similar accross the planet, I
>  guess none of use is really experiencing the same kind of spam. I get
>  *exactly* 0% trackback and 100% comments in my spam folder. Not a single
>  trackback in the spam folder since Akismet showed spam type (for the
>  record, I use BB & Akismet)
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