Death to Trackback Spam
Posted by: Rob Hof on August 22, 2006
I give up. Deleting trackback spam is consuming my life—at best, I get about 200 to 300 spams for every valid trackback—and the pure ickiness of many of them is giving me a more jaundiced view of human nature than I prefer to have. So, until we get our trackback spam filter fixed, I’m unchecking the “Accept TrackBack Pings” box on my posts (can’t speak for my colleagues, though). Sorry about that, but I’d rather spend the time writing new posts than playing whack-a-mole with spammers.