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related posts, then here are a few solutions to help you lessen the time spent
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Jim Boykin and many others who are battling the comment spam epidemic. You
could also try other plugins such as
if you're on WordPress. Plugin solutions do work well, but there are additional
steps you could take. For example, many bloggers use a rel="nofollow"
attribute on all links (good blog software should enable you to make this
adjustment) or activate user-authentication systems. Both solutions discourage
would-be spammers, but who knows if it prevents legitimate blog readers from
commenting as well. The more complex you make such a solution the greater the
chance you have of alienating legitimate audiences, stifling the communication
that is so necessary in new media.
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