Spam Karma 2.0 rocks

As a little bit of an aside…

I’ve been running Spam Karma 2 (SK2) beta for a while and it was working OK, but there were a bunch of things that didn’t quite work on my server (in all fairness that probably had more to do with an outdated/feature poor version of PHP than with SK).

Anyway, I was beginning to get a flurry of annoying comment/trackback spam that squeaked in under SK2 beta’s radar. Between 1 to 5 a day. Nothing I couldn’t handle manually, but enough to spur me on to update to the final 2.0 release.

Just in time too.

This is a snippet from the first report after I updated:

There are currently 0 comments in moderation
<url snipped>

There have been 27 comment spams caught since the last digest
report 1 day, 1 hour ago.

Spam summary report:

=======================================================
Report on comment number 1 (id=1357)
Comment Author: Wilhelm Johnsson
Comment Type: trackback
Comment Content: 
 trailer-ass-f***
...

YEAH! Take that you slimy comment-spam weasels!

Comments

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  1. Someone else below asked this already about antispam scripts.
    I am getting nailed with Spam on my website mails and in our blog website – now its offline too

    much spam. Is there anyway to stop this? If not, there really isn’t any point in leaving it up

    and active. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks for help, Keep up the good work. Greetings from Poland