Yeah, that’s actually the slashdot article linking to the BBC article 😉
Here’s a good page on tips to keep blogs spam free. Looks like the best solution, though, is going to be some changes in how MovableType is distributed. Work in some randomized values in the original install and building bots to spam becomes a lot harder.
Not impossible, though. Looks like it’s time to prepare for another arms race.
If you use Movable Type then you should download and install the MT-Blacklist plugin. We had a few spam comments that I promptly deleted, but this plugin will hopefully stop them before I have to deal with them. Installation and…