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From "Harry Metske" <>
Subject Re: The guy's back...
Date Tue, 25 Dec 2007 21:06:58 GMT
and if he's coming from the same IP address every time, can you put an IP
ban on it in the meantime ?


2007/12/25, Janne Jalkanen <>:
> Remember the guy who just posts random words on,
> presumably to poison bayesian spam filters?
> Well, he's back, and he seems to have fixed his system to correct for
> UTF-8 (which was an easy way to catch the bot).
> I have to admit that this is no longer fun.  My next idea is to make
> a Javascript-based, automated captcha (if you've got JS on, the
> captcha gets automatically filled, so normally, the user does not
> have to care.  If you've got JS off, then you have to fill it
> yourself.  But after that, I'm running out of ideas.  I would really
> hate to close down, make registration mandatory, and have
> all registrations moderated.
> (Also, the guy is now posting random words, *amended* with random
> snippets of the content of the same page.  Therefore just checking
> for a single word is not possible.)
> /Janne

met vriendelijke groet,
Harry Metske
Telnr. +31-548-512395
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