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Ingenious comment spam prevention system
This article http://www.rustylime.com/show_article.php?id=338 outlines a great way to beat comment spam. In short: - they analyzed comment spam - noticed that auto-form-fillers always enter data in ALL fields - so they included a real field in the form but HID it from display using CSS (crucial, hidden fields are also ignored by bots) - now only bots would fill in the 'hidden' field (people never would, because they simply could not see it) - any entry containing content in the 'hidden' field can simply be discarded (either immediately or at regular intervals) Nice nice nice. Sounds like a must-have add-on to me! Anyone? Anyone? (i.e. Stash?) T. PS This is in reference to my other post on a spamming bot demo: http://lussumo.com/community/discussion/5074/scary-comment-spam-botnet-demo/
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