Articles posted on December 14th, 2004

New rule for Betalogue: Readers cannot submit a comment without registering first

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 • 2:57 am

Due to recent comment spam woes, I have decided to adopt more stringent rules for user contributions. From now on, if you want to submit a comment on a blog item, you’ll have to register with Betalogue first, and the registration process will include an activation step. I am sorry I have to impose such […]

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Adobe Reader update pain

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 • 2:36 am

I have the Adobe CS Premium software package. The CDs include a copy of Adobe Reader 6.0. I want to update it to the latest version. So I try to run the combined Acrobat Pro / Adobe Reader 6.0.2 updater that I have. The updater tells me that it cannot update Adobe Reader 6.0, only […]

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Comment spam woes

Tuesday, December 14th, 2004 • 1:26 am

Please be advised that Betalogue is currently being subjected to large amounts of comment spam, which explains why you might see seemingly unrelated comments about gambling and what not in the “Recent Comments” box on the home page. I am unfortunately all too familiar with spam registrations coming from people with accounts. I am […]

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