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I’m in Cambridge visiting Andrew until tomorrow. Gary came up for a night as well.

I got so much spam on my blog these past few days that I think I’m going to install the hashcash plugin and require posters to use javascript.

I took notes at FOSDEM but I’m waiting until I get home to post them. It would be nicer to do this from the conference itself, but I’m always pretty tired and there’s no good time to do it.


  1. Tom, I can’t remember whether I sent you a previous comment, but the Akismet plugin for WordPress is simply primo. I hardly ever get spam any more — I think it’s caught something like 30,000 comments for me, dumps them to a trash bin, and holds things for about a week before it deletes them permanently. I highly recommend it.

    Wednesday, February 28, 2007 at 10:07 pm | Permalink
  2. tom wrote:

    Thanks. Bluehost has that one preinstalled but for some reason I never paid attention to it. I’ve enabled it now.

    Friday, March 2, 2007 at 6:19 pm | Permalink

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