Engadget shuts down comments due to comment spam

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

by Duncan

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 ‘€œfirst post!’€? 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.