[thelist] tracking spammers

Lee Kowalkowski lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com
Wed Jul 6 09:26:05 CDT 2011

On 6 July 2011 14:06, Bob Meetin <bobm at dottedi.biz> wrote:
> Several of my websites commonly get hit by either low paid human spammers or
> spam bots.  The registration form employs a good captcha function and the
> form IS being used.  Recently I started capturing data about the spammer wanna-be's.

Have you captured the time between the form's GET request and POST
request?  I expect most spam bots do this pretty quickly, whilst most
real users take significantly longer.  As for human spammers, it's not
as easy to stop those.


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