Is Akismet Sleeping On The Job?

AkismetFor the past few days, I have noticed that a lot of spam slipped through the spam filter.

Is spam getting more innovative? Or, does Akismet need updating?

Many of us agree that spam is annoying (And WordPress is aware of our concerns. Maybe, the WordPress engineers need to send a memo to the Akismet engineers, letting them know that their spam filter isn’t working the way it used to).

Have you noticed the same thing? Or, am I the only one who is experiencing this strange ordeal?

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8 thoughts on “Is Akismet Sleeping On The Job?

  1. Alastair May 17, 2013 at 3:12 am Reply

    I’ve had one or two slip through


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  3. Kylie May 31, 2013 at 1:57 am Reply

    My posts about spam seem to especially attract the Spam-Chimps.


    • Renard Moreau May 31, 2013 at 2:43 pm Reply

      [ Smiles ] Fascinating!

      Thank you for sharing this with me.


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  5. Alex Jones June 23, 2013 at 9:09 am Reply

    I had noticed the problem of SPAM getting though, but seems resolved now.


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