I will protect your pensions. Nothing about your pension is going to change when I am governor. - Chris Christie, "An Open Letter to the Teachers of NJ" October, 2009

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Blog Comment Spammers Making Me Nuts

I've been trying to block my comment spammers, but it's getting increasingly hard. I just called one particularly awful abuser -- a small company right here in NJ that apparently hired a hack to do their social media -- and told them I'd consider legal action if they don't knock it off.

I'm turning on comment moderation for a while. And I'm considering migrating over to Wordpress, which will likely cause a big drop in my traffic for a while. But it may be worth it just to stop the spam, and to have some better control over the design of the blog.

I've noticed that most of the commenting about my posts takes place on Facebook or Twitter anyway. That's fine; both seem to have much better control over spammers attaching themselves to my accounts than Blogspot.

For those who write real comments here regularly, thank you - I really do appreciate it.


Unknown said...

Thank you. This might be one of the situations where money really does equal political speech. There are rumors about this, any thought?

updatesee said...

Yes Sometime spammer make difficulties for us . But this is due to using software like GSA and Scrap box. I used captcha while accepting comment on my blog because they are based on education. You can also be the part of them
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phila.ken said...

Just make your last post on blogspot your WordPress address and people should have no problem clicking on the link to get there.