Yesterday, my old PooterGeek pages were attacked by comment spammers. That brought down all of my Websites and probably some other peoples' too. I'm very, very sorry.
As for the scum responsible: we're on your case. Get your beards trimmed ready for your court appearances.
Things are slowly being fixed here. In the meantime I cannot be emailed yet at any of my counsell.com or pootergeek.com addresses. Please try again this afternoon.
UPDATE: EMAIL IS BACK UP.
If you’re running UNIX, a .htaccess file is the easiest way to block them.
Happy to advise, if you need it.
Thanks for the suggestion. I’ve used this method before, but it doesn’t protect against flooders using spoofed IP addresses. By the time you know what’s going on it’s too late.
It’s my own fault. I was too busy to upgrade the still-running, old Movable Type software to the latest version. With Net-enabled software there is one golden rule: stay current or get screwed.