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As proposed by others, a community-based spam elimination (like what wiki do) seems good also, altough this opens the door to other abuses.
I know that bugs.debian.org also has a mechanism in place, but I don't know the details or whether it'd work in this context.
On comment spam
Posted Jul 30, 2010 13:38 UTC (Fri) by jzbiciak (✭ supporter ✭, #5246)
For example, if someone needs to set up sock-puppet accounts and post a few innocuous posts before they can spam, will they really go to the trouble to do so? At some point you have to tightly tailor your attack to a given site, and it may not be worth bothering.
A number of the proposals I saw have this property--that is, it makes successful spamming too involved to be worthwhile. There's more leverage attacking widely deployed blog software than something custom that exists only at one site.
Posted Jul 30, 2010 15:45 UTC (Fri) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
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