"Computers are my best friends. When I help people find each other without knowing they used a computer, my best friends and I revel in our little secret!"    -Langel



3 Posts Matching 'spam'


Last March, long after doing research and experiments, I started and never finished some blog entry entitled "How to Choose a Link Shortener" or some crap like that. Everyone loves chain-links dipped in shortening and deep fried. Ouch, my toof! Should have tried url shortening...   read more

posted by Langel    Saturday, October 2nd 2010 1:47pm    Comments (6886)


The Spam Battle Continues...

I took my first whack at spam. Blocking IPs was a good start but I'm still spending too much time deleting these comments. Spam seems to have no shortness on available IP addresses nor do they run out of cute things to write —   read more

posted by Langel    Tuesday, September 8th 2009 2:52pm    Comments (14)


Let's Battle Comment Spam with a PHP/MySQL DNSBL and no CAPTCHA

While I'm logged in to my blog, I have an administrative delete button under every comment. But throwing a message in the trash is only effective against other humans. It is not the best strategy when attempting to thwart malicious, evil robots from the nethernets.   read more

posted by Langel    Wednesday, August 26th 2009 11:12am    Comments (18418)