Spam causes basehorinfo.com to turn off submission form
Basehorinfo.com has temporarily disabled users' ability to submit forms through the website for anniversaries, births, deaths, engagements, news story ideas, letters to the editor, photos and weddings.
This past weekend news sites operated by The World Company, which operates basehorinfo.com, were hit by automated spammers, generating more than 10,000 forms for various society and news submissions.
Programmers are busy reconfiguring the form-submission pages so that they are no longer vulnerable to the spammers. Until a solution is reached, however, readers are asked to email their news and society submissions directly to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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