[wp-hackers] TypePad AntiSpam
shacker at birdhouse.org
Mon Jun 2 04:21:42 GMT 2008
> From: " Jorge Pe?a " <jorgepblank at gmail.com>
> I had never heard of Defensio, I thought it was Akismet haha. So you
> think Defensio is better than Akismet?
Only WP-Spamfree catches 100% of spam, but I like to use hive
solutions, and I like to be able to feed the firewall with spammy IPs
harvested from spam submissions* (which can't happen with WP-SpamFree,
since spam never gets into the comments table to begin with). Akismet
does seem to be letting a lot more spam through to the moderation
queue in recent weeks, which has been annoying. I'm running the
TypePad plugin now, and it seems to be doing a somewhat better job
than Akismet (but that's not scientific).
Would be interesting to see someone set up a handful of equivalent
honeypot sites, publicize them equally, and have each run a different
spam solution. Then we could run some interesting comparative numbers.
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