Spam

  • Fighting Hotlinkers with htaccess » If you have a blog with reasonably well conceived content, and have had this blog for any length of time, you will undoubtedly encounter content scrapers, people bottom-feeding scumbags who republish rip-off your content either from your feed or from your site, to populate their own "made for Adsense" sites....
  • Concerning Spam » Updated February 9, 2007. Originally posted in 2004 and updated several times since. Spammers have discovered bloggers and sooner or later if you allow comments or trackback pings on your weblog you will get spammed. Types of Blog Spam Blog spam appears in many flavors: Basic comment spam. The spammer...
  • Making the Most of SpamLookup » This tutorial is written by LMT contributor Neil Turner and is cross-posted on Neil's World. Since upgrading to Movable Type 3.2 I’ve dumped Jay Allen’s MT-Blacklist and instead made SpamLookup handle comment/trackback spam on its own. The plugin is included by default on MT 3.2, and while it can do...