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While Akismet may be considered the defacto standard in spam prevention, it’s certainly not the only business in town. Recently a combination of factors including some problems with its algorithms (which we hope they will fix soon) and that Akismet (Wordpress.com) keys are no longer free for small businesses has sent me looking for alternatives.
Below I present for your consideration Defensio Anti-Spam which I’ve found to have some really nice settings available to it, and TypePad Anti-Spam which like Akismet has minimalistic settings. It’s worth noting that both of these plugins are considered to be “beta” and while free for professional use during beta are unlikely to remain so in the future.