[wp-hackers] Simple comment spam experiment
viper at viper007bond.com
Thu Apr 17 22:09:30 GMT 2008
BB is nice, but I can't live with the false positives and blocking legit
users from my site.
On Thu, Apr 17, 2008 at 11:06 AM, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> 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, 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
> > trackback in the spam folder since Akismet showed spam type (for the
> > record, I use BB & Akismet)
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