silverdr wrote: > Wouldn't it be a) more efficient and b) potential users friendly if you > put even a simple captcha instead of rejecting IP ranges? If one decides to use a captcha, make sure it is a non-standard one. I have come to understand that the open sourced, standard captchas involving scrambled graphics and such can be cracked or at least the spammers have people to help them bypass them. Instead I'd suggest a control question like this one: "How do you usually abbreviate the Commodore Onehundredandtwentyeight in four characters?" I added a such trivial control question to a site of mine in 2006, and to this day zero spammers have managed to bypass it! That site had at least 20-50 spam entries every day before the check. Certainly anyone who has two brain cells and reads English could crack that control question too, but it seems spammers are not prepared to make that much effort. Best regards -- Anders Carlsson Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2010-12-22 13:00:34
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