[thelist] are bots submitting my form?

Mark Mandel mark.mandel at gmail.com
Thu Jan 12 11:47:11 CST 2006

It's very likely that bots are submitting your form, they do it on my
site all the time.

This is one of the reasons to have server side validation, even if
it's just to throw an error.


On 12/01/06, liz at zolabola.com <liz at zolabola.com> wrote:
> I have a simple webform on a site ...using javascript it requires that a
> few of the fields are filled in (the usual...name, email)
> But the darn form keeps coming in completely empty!!!  ...sometimes it
> comes in filled in with data, too ...so I know it works ...at least I
> think it does.  Feel free to try it.
> Are bots submitting it?  Does my site have a ghost?  Any ideas of what may
> be happening or how I can debug?
> http://tinyurl.com/awxbu
> thanks,
> Liz

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