Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Explosion of Spammers
So, I have reactivated the moderation. I'm not quite ready to reactivate word verification because I know how incredibly frustrating it can be for commentors. As a frequent commentor myself, I hate having to jump through it's hoops on blogs that have it activated. It can sometimes take three tries to figure out what those stupid letters and numbers say. And who has time for that? However, with the latest invasion, I completely understand why more and more blog owners are reactivating this feature.
In fact, if moderation gets flooded with more spam than I can handle, I'm going to have to reactivate word verification to try and stave off the invasion. Have you noticed the invasion? What have you had to do to fight off the hordes?
Update: Thanks to all the great suggestions, I'm attempting blocking anonymous instead of turning moderation back on.
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