I’ve been getting increasing number of trackback spams lately. Some of them I don’t understand, as the web sites that are mentioned in the trackback don’t appear to actually be accessible – so what’s the point?
I’d been meaning to install Jay Allen’s wonderful MT-Blacklist since I re-installed Movable Type, and finally got around to it this morning.
Since around 7 am this morning, MT-Blacklist as blocked
63 85 spams.
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We’d recommend Brad Choate’s SpamLookup plugin as well, especially in conjunction with Moderate, which moderates TrackBacks. You can find both in the MT plugin directory: