ActiveRain Tutorials: Would You Like A Side of Spam with That? Of Course Not!!

Would You Like A Side of Spam with That? Of Course Not!!


Also, there is no need to submit trouble tickets regarding this spam.  We are aware of the issue & are working hard to to stop it.  Simply Report a concern & we will handle it from there.

Sorry to everyone!

I don't know exactly what else to say other than, I'm sorry. 

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If you are reading this, you probably have been swamped today from a ton of spam comments. We are doing everything we can on our end currently to stem the tide of this garbage. 

In order to put an absolute stop to spam comments right now, go to the 'settings' link on the left hand side of your my home page and uncheck the box that says 'allow non-member comments'

Mine is set to allow non-member comments. You want to uncheck it, then hit update. Of course, that will stop consumers from commenting on your blog. However until we can get this knocked out, that is your best option.

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Jorgen, Mike and Diego are monitoring and blocking IP addresses and blocks of IP addresses in an effort to thwart these rascals. If it's a battle of wills, Jorgen will win, I promise.

If you can believe this, it appears as if these are real people leaving these comments. Most likely sitting in a room somewhere overseas being paid pennies every time they leave a couple hundred of these links. Whatever you do, DO NOT CLICK THEM. Even if you are like me and love Nike Air Jordan's, I promise you that the page you land on is not going to be a place you want to be. 

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I'll let you know on this post when it is safe to allow non-member comments.

Again, we are terribly sorry for the inconvenience and hopefully you can hang in there with us as we work to get this taken care of. If you can't, feel free to call me and rip into me, I'm a big boy, I can take it :-)

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Comment balloon 12 commentsJeremy Blanton • July 17 2009 08:18AM


I guess this has been running rampant the last few days, I have hit the report button and now will change my setting.  Thank You.

Posted by Tina Allen (Exit Realty Tri-County) almost 11 years ago


I've been doing the reporting and will continue to do so.  These guys are becoming a real pain the the _______!!

Posted by Don Rogers, Realtor, Broker, CDPE, GRI, OnullFallon MO & St Charles County MO homes (Keller Williams Realty Chesterfield) almost 11 years ago

Thanks for the reblog - I missed this one.

Posted by Stephen Kappre, Helping You Home (KW Hometown) almost 11 years ago

I assumed I could delete AFTER hitting "report a concern" - is that true or not?

Posted by Margaret Woda, Maryland Real Estate & Military Relocation (Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.) almost 11 years ago

I did not know until I read Bob's post yesterday NOT to delete the comments on my blog.  I always have....


Posted by Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate (HER Realtors) almost 11 years ago

I am also reporting but then right after that Im hitting the delete button. Do we need to wait to delete it for a while or can we get rid of it immediately?

Posted by Chip Jefferson (Gibbs Realty and Auction Company) almost 11 years ago

I will do that and thanks for the effort to stop this crap.

Posted by Frank Rubi, (Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC) almost 11 years ago

Jeremy..You have done a fabulous job ...i want to thank you a Bob ..THANK YOUsmile


Posted by Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818 (Re/Max Eastern inc.) almost 11 years ago

Just heard from Jon- ActiveRain Spam: "After observing the behavior of the recent spam attack, we were able to automatically purge 7,066 comments." 

Posted by Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®- (Myrtle Beach Homes Blog) almost 11 years ago

Jeremy, you guys do good work!   So a big thanks to you and to Bob!

Posted by Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital (Redfin) almost 11 years ago

Jeremy-Thanks again, I will update my profile.

Posted by Joseph D. Federico, Eastern Massachusetts Real Estate (Donahue Real Estate Co.) almost 11 years ago
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