Tag: commentspam

  • Notes on mod_security vs. spam

    I set up mod_security, a web firewall for Apache, to deal with comment and trackback spam on my server. This isn’t a complete guide to mod_security, just the information I wish I had when I started. I’m using mod_security because my server has lots of different blogging tools installed, and there’s no way to centrally […]

  • Google’s comment spam problem

    Comment spam is a problem, but it’s not my problem. I get hit with comment spam, sure, but I’m only to blame in the sense that I have a weblog. The comment spammers are to blame, but they’re not alone in culpability. The one character missing is the one people are first to defend and […]