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Mike Kear

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Mike Kear

  • My Non-Working Anti-Spam Solution And How It Works (Or Rather, Doesn't Work)

    Posted on Feb 11, 2007 at 7:57 PM

    There's another possibility - it might not be a bot. There are wankers who think tis fun or worthwhile to submit stuff for the hell of it, or else they're really low-paid cottage industry workers spamming forms everywhere. I know there are bots there - i fight them a lot too, and I have reduce... read more »

  • How I Stop Spammers On My ColdFusion Blog

    Posted on Nov 27, 2006 at 9:00 PM

    The problem I have with this approach is that it also bars people using screen readers, e.g. blind people using JAWS, or other mechanisms like that. When you block the bots, you also block the blind and people with other disabilities. This can create financial liabilities, as the folks developin... read more »

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