On Tue, Oct 20, 2009 at 3:39 PM, Ashley Sheridan
> On Tue, 2009-10-20 at 15:36 -0300, Jonathan Tapicer wrote:
> That will work just for one IP, but they could spam you from another
> IP. I suggest you add a good captcha to the form and that way you can
> avoid spam forever.
> Firstly, in_array() is used in his example, so it will look for all the IP
> addresses in the array, not just one.
> Secondly, even the best captchas can be got around. Just look at what
> happened to Google a while back. And then what if you make the captcha too
> hard to discern? You'd essentially be breaking the law by impeding hard of
> seeing or blind users...
Even if he puts a list or range of IPs he could always be attacked
from an IP not in that list/range.
About the blind users, he can use recaptcha (recently aquired by
Google), http://recaptcha.net/, which has an audio version captcha.
I'm not saying that the filter by IP won't work, but it won't be 100%
effective, and a captcha will.
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