Engadget shuts down comments due to comment spam

Filed as General on June 25, 2005 10:19 am

by Duncan

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Jason Calacanis’ Weblogs Inc’s leading blog Engadget has turned off commenting due to comment spam, according to a post at Engadget.

Editor Peter Rojas writes that it’s only temporary and that the Engadget team have gotten tired of “spending so much time deleting comment spam and dealing with trolls and all that “first post!â€? crap”.

The Weblogs Inc., blogs run off WordSmith, a secreative blog script developed for the network in conjunction with Weblogs Inc., founder Jason Calacanis

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  1. By Jason posted on June 25, 2005 at 4:37 pm
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    Actually, it’s called Blogsmith. Engadget will be moving over to it shortly and that will solve the problem.