Sayonara, spammers

Every week, I get a few e-mails from my WordPress installation telling me that new users have created accounts on this blog. The new accounts almost never post any comments, and often have user names that are obviously spammy.

These users haven’t posted any spam, but I’m not going to take the chance — I’m going to start deleting accounts that don’t have real names, valid metadata, or a history of posting anything. Apologies if I blow away your account, but most of the legitimate posters are using OpenID anyways.

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