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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Whitefox, Mar 3, 2010.

  1. Whitefox

    Whitefox Newbie

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    I'm banned by askimet, does that mean i'm banned from blog engine blogs, movable type blogs and drupal blogs as well?
     
  2. quadratic

    quadratic Registered Member

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    Akismet is a central service accessed via a plugin which can be added and enabled on many blogging or forum platforms.

    If the site owner has the plugin, has registered for a free api key with Akismet and activated the Akismet protection then you will be impacted. The issue here is an Akismet spam ban applies to every blog they protect.

    It is common on Wordpress blogs, as the service is run by the same developers, and the plugin is part of the default install. It is less common on other platforms.
     
  3. Micallef

    Micallef Supreme Member

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    You're banned from blogs which use akismet, which is mainly wordpress.

    As far as I am aware, most of the platforms you mention have a very low instance of use with regard to Akismet, especially drupal.
     
  4. d3t0x

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    It is very rare for blogs besides wordpress to have akismet. My advice is just buy some proxies and your set - that is if they didn't ban your actual domain from being submitted.
     
  5. nathanooo2

    nathanooo2 Registered Member

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    Nope you are not going to be banned from drupal.