Pesky spam comment development…

11 Dec

Even though I have binned and deleted this:

Recent comments

Kevin Allen on Competition, cross-cultural ro…

…its ghost is temporarily still in the side bar, as above.

It appeared at first glance to be a genuine comment, relevant to the thread and the post but led via the commenter’s link (replaced above by “”) to one of those pathetic enhance your **** sites…

There is no Kevin Allen, of course, but the technique does get past Akismet. Check the URLs on your comments, folks, before allowing them to stay.


I laid the ghost by renewing the comment list widget.

1 Comment

Posted by on December 11, 2008 in blogging, computers, web stuff, weirdness, www


One response to “Pesky spam comment development…

  1. Brad

    December 11, 2008 at 10:53 am

    Akismet is pretty thorough, but I think it’s funny the number of ‘enhance your ****’ sites there are.

    Your post gave me an idea. I might buy the ‘’ domain… It’s not taken… Hmmmm… 😀

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