Bloggers Declare War on Comment Spam, but Can They Win?

Filed as News on September 16, 2004 11:16 pm

by Duncan

Mark Glaser at OJR takes an indepth look at Comment spam, with interviews and comments from a range of A-list bloggers…….and The Blog Herald!
OJR> Spammers find a way to game Google search results by posting links in comments sections of popular blogs. Now the makers of Movable Type and bloggers are banding together to try to keep real-time interactivity alive in the blogosphere. Here’s a look at the battle so far. read more>

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  1. By firemind posted on September 17, 2004 at 2:48 pm
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    I have had spam in my guestbook but Blogger’s redirection feature has worked so far. This is nice because not all of my readers use Blogger and I would lose their input if I had to restrict comments to people with Blogger accounts.