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Re: Capatcha

Posted By: Thom Meyer (user-0c9aeq4.cable.mindspring.com)
Date: Saturday, 8 March 2008, at 2:30 p.m.

In Response To: Re: Capatcha (Andy McMillan)

> Hi Steve,

> I too seem to have one persistent pest
> (yeah, I know; "One? You're lucky!) who
> sends me up to 10 spams a day through my
> on-line web form; all exactly the same
> except for each one comes from a different,
> obviously computer-generated, address. If
> you don't like Capatcha, what would you
> suggest I do to remove this pest's spam???

> Many thanks in advance for any suggested
> link or helpful comment!!!

> Andy.

> > Hi Claire,

> > > What is the script one puts on the
> > forms
> > > page to force people to enter the
> > > alphabetical letters that come on
> > screen so
> > > as to prevent robots from filling
> > forms?

> > Those are called Capatcha scripts. I
> used to
> > have one on the older version of
> WeBBBs, but
> > since I upgraded, I haven't bothered
> > re-installing it. I didn't find it
> overly
> > helpful.

> > Best Regards,
> > Steve MacLellan

Hi Claire,
Don't know if you found a solution yet, but I use this script that works well.
http://www.dagondesign.com/articles/secure-php-form-mailer-script/
Thom

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Messages In This Thread

  • Spam and fake identities
    Claire (dialaccel.primus.ca) -- Friday, 27 April 2007, at 11:23 a.m.
    • Re: Spam and fake identities
      Steve MacLellan (blk-138-41-211.eastlink.ca) -- Friday, 27 April 2007, at 1:00 p.m.
      • Re: Spam and fake identities
        Claire (dialin-161-83.vancouver.primus.ca) -- Friday, 27 April 2007, at 4:55 p.m.
      • Re: Spam and fake identities
        Claire (dialin-161-83.vancouver.primus.ca) -- Friday, 27 April 2007, at 4:58 p.m.
        • Capatcha
          Steve MacLellan (blk-138-41-211.eastlink.ca) -- Friday, 27 April 2007, at 5:42 p.m.
          • Re: Capatcha
            Andy McMillan (88-110-111-18.dynamic.dsl.as9105.com) -- Friday, 8 February 2008, at 1:29 p.m.
            • Re: Capatcha
              Steve MacLellan (blk-138-41-211.eastlink.ca) -- Friday, 8 February 2008, at 2:34 p.m.
              • Re: Capatcha
                Andrew (adsl-63-203-38-90.dsl.snfc21.pacbell.net) -- Monday, 6 October 2008, at 5:57 p.m.
            • Re: Capatcha
              Thom Meyer (user-0c9aeq4.cable.mindspring.com) -- Saturday, 8 March 2008, at 2:30 p.m.

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