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Spam has increased somewhat recently unfortunately. It is always and arms race; as fast as you can create a security feature the spammers are creating ways to get past it. After a particularly large batch of spam a couple of weeks back I decided to change the prevention method for new accounts to reCaptcha. This is now owned by Google, and that may have increased its profile somewhat because it would appear that it is even worse at keeping out the spam than the previous method (similar but a different 'service'). I've just switched to another system to see how that goes. With any luck it will keep most of it out for a while at least.

Apologies for the annoyance caused by the spam. I will work to keep on top of it and keep as much out as possible.
Paul Tansom
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BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic
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