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It seems Jeff Atwood from Coding Horror has found a new way to identify spam:

comments by women are so rare on my blog that when I see a female name in the comments it is 95% likely to be spam. Sad but true.

Hey. Fun but sad but true, I'd say :)

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  1. jeslyn says:

    I saw your post on Tech Crunch about

    Just wanted to say thanks for the heads up!

  2. Meg says:

    Hmm, I think this is a sign that women are farther behind in the tech revolution than I thought. My comments aren't real and when I'm gaming, in all likelihood people think I'm a guy with a female avatar. *sigh*

  3. Monika says:

    I can't laughing …

    … I'm a woman since many years and a coder



  4. Rune Jensen says:

    Interesting angle from which to attack spammers. Maybe I should include it in my own plugin: SpamTask:

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