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Spam still sucks

This just amazes me.  I just deleted over 1,000 spam posts from the various comments.  Are these being manually entered?  Are these people that stupid?

Print | posted on Sunday, July 24, 2005 8:04 PM | Filed Under [ Site Related ]



# re: Spam still sucks

Na... wanna bet they are cheap offshore labor?
(assuming someone hasn't found a hole in "are you a human" checks)
7/25/2005 9:07 AM | Greg

# re: Spam still sucks

Your CAPTCHA images are too easy to figure out -- the spammers cracked this a long while ago. I'd recommend going with english words that are *really* distorted. Even when people can't figure out 2 or 3 letters, it's pretty easy to guess the word.
7/26/2005 9:56 AM | Alex Papadimoulis

# re: Spam still sucks

Take out all the green, pass the result in to an ocr. Looks easy enough to me. Why don't you try at least changing some things up, like font, maybe color, maybe add some different types of noise.
8/17/2005 7:24 PM | shriop
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