Just Pondering Part 156

It is no secret that WordPress users are plagued by spam. Although spam is illegal in certain places, these mischievous people are not deterred by the law; they send out their spam-bots to frustrate millions of internet users around the world.

Now, what if some genius came up with a spam-bot program that fooled the system into thinking that the user was human? Do you think that Akismet will still pick up on it? It might, since some of the spammers are actually human.

I have to admit that spam is annoying and that those spam creators will continue to find innovative ways to annoy us.

Here is an amazing thought: What if an authorized governmental agency had anti-spam-bots at their disposal; which would be used to combat those very troublesome spam-bots? It would make life easier for us internet users.

I have mentioned to some of you in the past that I also have a blog on Google’s Blogger; I have never received any spam on it (Which goes to show that Google is doing something right)! Maybe, Google can send out a patent for their software that destroys spam to website developers.

Although there is no easy solution around this, it is highly possible to combat spam.

Related articles:

My Way Of Dealing With Spam

My Way Of Dealing With Spam Part 2

My Way Of Dealing With Spam Part 3

My Way Of Dealing With Spam Part 4

My Way Of Dealing With Spam Part 5

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10 thoughts on “Just Pondering Part 156

  1. pennycoho July 30, 2012 at 1:59 pm Reply

    All your articles are true, sigh. I agree. But I love your creative ideas for resolution of the spam problem.

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  2. on thehomefrontandbeyond July 30, 2012 at 4:26 pm Reply

    I like your ponders

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  3. judysp July 30, 2012 at 8:32 pm Reply

    Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could send the spam-bot back to the spammers. :)

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    • Renard Moreau July 31, 2012 at 2:00 am Reply

      [ Giggles ] Actually, Judy, I wouldn’t want to go through that.

      It would be like someone hitting you and you hitting them back!

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  4. Alex Jones August 5, 2012 at 6:18 pm Reply

    Twitter has taken legal action against five spambot operations, knocking out all of them.

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  5. etqperlacamu1975 September 22, 2012 at 2:21 pm Reply

    Reblogged this on Donna Cole Diary.

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    • Renard Moreau September 22, 2012 at 2:25 pm Reply

      [ Smiles ] Thank you for reblogging.

      In the future, please feel free to reblog anything of mine that you believe is of interest to you and your readers.

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