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March 7, 2010

Spam

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Jason
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4:40 pm
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Spam, everyone gets it, and really it's a bit of a shame. Just thinking about how much work goes into preventing people trying to either spam you, or in the case of websites, somehow screw up your work. It doesn't really bear thinking about the amount of time I have spent in ensuring form submissions are validated. However, even then, you can get spam submissions. This is where solutions such as CAPTCHA (Completely Automated Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart), come ... read more