Tag Archive | spam

A sampling of comment spam

Before I delete some comment spam, I thought I might post a sampler for the benefits of readers who wonder what comment spam is all about.

I’ll note that spam has not been a big problem here.  Like most wordpress blogs, they are checked by akismet, which does an excellent job of identifying spam.  It is set to automatically delete spam on older posts (that seems to be older than 30 days), and to show me spam on newer posts where I can delete or mark them as not spam.  I have seen very few posts that I have had to mark as not spam, and I have seen very few spam that akismet did not flag.  Clearly, akismet is doing very well. Read More…


Seen in email

Here’s an email message that I found in my mailbox today: Read More…