[OSM-dev] Spam in Users' Diaries and Users' Pages
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Tue Mar 16 11:58:27 GMT 2010
On 16 March 2010 11:43, Tom Hughes <tom at compton.nu> wrote:
> On 16/03/10 11:33, Lars Francke wrote:
>> I don't have any developer experience with it but Akismet seems to
>> work quite well on Wordpress and we seem to get the same kind of spam
>> I regularly see in my Wordpress spam queue. They seem to be focused
>> solely on blogs and especially Wordpress blogs but they have an
>> API. They also have Non-profit plans but they require links to
>> wordpress.com and akismet.com on every page.
>> Would that be an option? I don't know any but I'm sure there are
>> alternatives to Akismet out there.
> I already looked at Akismet but as you say, we would have to pay unless
> we counted as a non-profit and then we would have to put links everywhere.
Mollom is an alternative to Akismet but it suffers the same problems.
Otherwise SpamAssassin should mostly do the trick.
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