[Gllug] OT Dealing with blog spam

Martin A. Brooks martin at hinterlands.org
Fri Jul 7 09:23:34 UTC 2006

Adrian McMenamin wrote:
> I have noticed this url (snipped to ensure people don't click on it and
> addmore spam) as a referrer on my blog - obviously I can block this IP but
> what else can I do to stop these people polluting the internet?

The obvious answer is to simply not allow random strangers to add 
content to your site.  A less obvious answer is to use a blog engine 
that allows moderation of comments; comments don't become publically 
visible until approved.



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