Some of the log entries in the Checkbox Challenge log are obviously spammers. What about those that aren’t? What to do about them?
April 29, 2007
April 27, 2007
One of the things I like about phpBB is the way they handle polls. The fact that you voted is recorded. How you voted is recorded. But there is no association of how you voted with your user account. Every poll vote is anonymous. That means that moderators, administrators, even board owners with access to their database cannot tell how you voted in a particular poll. I think that’s good. But some folks would like to be able to change their votes in a poll, or even be able to determine how someone else has voted. That requires a MOD.
April 25, 2007
The next post in my “GotM” series brings you the Snap Server 2200. It’s not sexy, but it does its job very well. What is that job? It’s a hard disk enclosure with an ethernet port. Plug it in to your network, run a very brief install program, and you have network-attached storage for a home or small business network. More…
April 23, 2007
If you just want a summary, here it is: this MOD idea works. If you want more details, Read More…
April 19, 2007
My Checkbox Challenge MOD has been installed on one of my boards in its initial form since last Saturday. As a test I removed all banned email domains from my ban list. So the only thing left protecting the board is this MOD.
Since Saturday afternoon, there have been zero successful spam registrations.
April 14, 2007
April 10, 2007
I read a recent article in Discover magazine that said there were nearly 60 million blogs currently online, and about 175,000 new ones each day. They already did the math (I didn’t check it, I assume it’s correct ) that says that’s a new blog starting every half a second.