[wp-hackers] What is up with Akismet?

DD32 wordpress at dd32.id.au
Mon Dec 3 11:22:55 GMT 2007

I've been getting a few slipping through (1-5/day) this past week..
Strangely enough, they ALL have the url "http://e.blog1.net.in/"

On Mon, 03 Dec 2007 22:18:17 +1100, Jeremy Visser <jeremy.visser at gmail.com> wrote:

> In the last few weeks, I have received between one and three comment
> notification emails _per_day_ from my WordPress blog informing me of
> new comments on my blog, but all of them have turned out to be spam.
> That's about 20 comments in the last couple of weeks Akismet has
> mislabelled.
> Has anyone else been encountering this? Since 2005, Akismet has been
> flawless -- it's only started going awry lately.
> I know Akismet is working -- it still catches around 20 spam comments
> a day, but one or two get through. Perhaps spammers have been abusing
> the Akismet API by submitting spam as ham to confuse the bayesian
> filter?
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