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Killing spam (infographic)

A cleaner internet.

One of the WordPress downsides is the sheer volume of spam it attracts.

But spam seems to be on the wane. From a high of 60,000 spam attempts in August 2014, we’ve dropped to less than 1,000 in May. Conversely, web-traffic has doubled over the same period
The fall of spam on our web-site

We can thank, in part, Akismet. Pretty much the best $5 per month you can spend. And the money goes to WordPress.com, a good cause.