I must say that I’m very impressed with the automatic anti-spam filter that comes with WordPress – it is called Akismet. At this point in time, it has blocked 715 spam comments, and every one that I’ve checked it has been 100% correct on (and I’ve checked most of them)! I’m thinking of looking into how it works (if it is open source, which I imagine it is). I wonder if a similar system can be written for use on email spam and whether it would be as effective.
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I’ve just upgraded this blog to WordPress 2.7 – I was running the rather elderly version of 2.2.2 beforehand. The new admin UI takes a bit of getting used to, but I think it is probably a lot better