Sadly, I’ve had to turn off the comments feature. Over the past several days, spammers have used this blog’s commenting feature to tout everything from dog food to XXX photography. Worse yet, some of the links directed readers to malware sites.
I tried various screening techniques, all of which turned out to be either ineffective or terribly burdensome. So, in resignation, I’ve simply switched off the comments feature.
The good news is that you can still add your thoughts and opinions on recent blog posts via the Oceanliners.org Facebook page, which provides a safer, more controlled commenting environment. I hope you’ll pay it a visit.
And here’s my special message for spammers: Pfffffffft!