Due to a rather rabid spammer who has somehow figured out how to get around my very good spam filter, I have turned on moderation for those commenters who are new to Caribousmom. Once I have approved a first time commenter, they will be free to post comments unmoderated.
I have been deleting spam comments over the last two days, and hoped that my spam filter would “learn” how to identify them…but this morning I had to delete about 20 comments. I’d rather moderate comments than allow any spam to get posted to my blog (even if it is only for a day). The other option I had was to close old posts to comments – which I decided against because every now and then I get a really wonderful comment on an old post.
Thanks for your patience!