Wow, impressive comment spam storm

But perhaps you are not as powerful as the emporer has foreseen…. I just skimmed the stats and saw an abornmal spike in traffic over the last hour, so being curious…. I checked the server logs and saw trackback post after trackback post, all different Internet Explorer versions. It doesn’t seem to be the same ip address repeating, but several. (Could it be a bot net?) Anyway, not much time here to investigate on that. Fortunately though, the trackback spam defending jedi akismet has been holding it’s own quite well with the onslaught. This is frankly the biggest trackback spam storm I’ve seen EVER which makes me curious as to why I came up on the radar…

It looks as though it didn’t just affect this site, but I’ve seen light impact on the two other sites. (Maybe 10% of the traffic on those though that I’m seeing here.) Interesting – glad I decided to enable the trackback spam filtering plugin…. I’d be spending weeks trying to weed out all those.

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