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Here’s what has (largely) stopped comment spam

March 20, 2020 John 0

Comment spam is the bane of webmasters. Whether you’re publishing a blog, bookmarking site, or public discussion forum, protecting against those who would hijack your site for their own marketing purposes is a never ending battle. Luckily for the users of these websites, there are a variety of protections in place that have greatly reduced the average surfer’s exposure to online comment spam. Here’s a little bit of history, context, and developments in the ongoing and unending war against spam.