Feb 02 2005

.Htaccess Deny

Published by at 11:35 am under Site Work

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I’ve gotten fed-up with Comment Spammers and referal spammers clogging up my weblogs so I have started to take drastic action!

I have started adding Deny From x.x.x.x in my sites .htaccess file, as per the instructions on the WordPress Codex site.

The IP address are taken from the IP address that Spam Karma has picked up as being mass-spammers, so I hope there is little chance that genuine requests are being blocked.

I am considering writing a plugin to WordPress that will add/remove IP address as they are added and deleted in Spam Karma, or as a seperate list to Spam Karma but which can get its list from a blacklist table.

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