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Comments April 30, 2008

Checkbox Challenge for Comment Forms

Filed under: Anti-spam, blog — Dave Rathbun @ 1:22 pm CommentsComments (0) 

I have another site that doesn’t yet have an active phpBB board attached to it, but it does have a blog. So I added my Checkbox Challenge for Blog Comments and all is well. A few weeks ago I started getting all sorts of emails from my comment form, of all places, all plugging various blogspot blogs. $%@# spammers, don’t they realize that the only one that’s going to see the comment form content is me? as in one person?

I have since added my Checkbox Challenge to the contact form, and the spam has been 100% eliminated. I read more about it here as well.

But I don’t get it. Forum posts? public content. Blog comments? also public content. Comment forms? Nobody gets them but me. What a waste of time.

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