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Referal URL Spam...and how to counter it.

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2009-12-11
2012-10-11
  • Kerry Porter
    Kerry Porter
    2009-12-11

    Recently, a number of spammers are using the 'referal links' area of awstats
    to spam advertise.

    An idea I had to get around these spammers would be that the referal urls
    would have the ability to "ignore" - that with a simple click the admin of a
    site could forever, or for a certain time ignore all referals from a domain.
    that way, admins could easily weed out all the spam urls, from their actual
    valid referal urls.

    -Kerry