April 2009

New Users Open Again

I’ve implemented a CAPTCHA filter on the new user sign up page which should deter the spambots. Hopefully for good, but if they decide that the lure of being on DearDiary’s front page for a few hours is worth the extra effort and investment then they will return. I have some plans up my sleeve …

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Spam Diaries Again

In the past few weeks we’ve been alerted to an incredible number of spam diaries again. These diaries sign up for the express purpose of posting links to other sites, sometimes with various irrelevant keywords. To be honest, I don’t get it. The Google ranking they’ll achieve as a result of being on here with …

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