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You are protected by Akismet already.
You have comment moderation if you wish.
There is no way to integrate any additional spam protection.
just an idea...
a huge chunk of the spam i get here (not that i get that much, relatively) is in BBcode. i know akismet can't universally block html or BBcode.
but could we have our spam blacklists execute ahead of akismet?
then the comments with
[/url]wouldn't even make it to akismet, so i wouldn't have to read them.
Every spam comment that I have seen that has included BBCode has been caught by Akismet.
To be honest, the idea of actually blocking on that instead of spam tagging would be one that I would be against since there are those folks out there who may think that using BBCode is the way to go.
I also don't like the idea of comment blocking either. Spam tagging would be best.
i don't want akismet to block on it, i just want my blacklist to actually blacklist.
right now, words in my blacklist are meaningless, since they go to moderation anyway.
yes, akismet catches all of them, but i check all my akismet spam for false positives, because there are always some.
i know some folks use bbcode, and some folks use textile, and some folks don't allow anything. my point is, i know what's allowed on my blog, and i'd just like the power to filter it as such.
it's not a recommendation for everyone to blacklist
[/url], just for everyone to be allowed a blacklist.
That's the best that's going to happen. They're going to go either into moderation or the Akismet folder.
You said it yourself. There's always false positives.
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