I am swimming in SPAM...help!!! (2 posts)

  1. Bob Rosenberg
    Posted 3 years ago #

    A woman named Bibe Roadley is a politician in Australia. She has a website with a blog that apparently is powered by WordPress. Here's the problem. Somehow or other, my email address has been inadvertently used by the site. As a result every time the blog receives a post I receive an email asking me to approve the post. Over the course of the last couple of days, i have received hundreds of emails (with text like the one below). There appears to be no way to contact the blog administrator or Word Press. I ALREADY GET WAY TOO MUCH SPAM, BUT THIS ISSUE HAS DOUBLED THE PROBLEM. Can somebody advise me on how i can remove my email from this account?

    A new comment on the post "Contact Us" is waiting for your approval

    Author : JaimbKah (IP: ,
    E-mail : [e-mail removed]
    URL : [link removed]
    Whois : http://whois.arin.net/rest/ip/
    order an [link removed] suprisely SpnoherF [link removed]

    Approve it: http://biberoadley.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=approve&c=1633
    Trash it: http://biberoadley.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=trash&c=1633
    Spam it: http://biberoadley.com/wp-admin/comment.php?action=spam&c=1633
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  2. cubecolour
    Posted 3 years ago #

    You need to contact the people who maintain that website and insist that they sort it out.

    As it is not your site there's nothing you can do directly to stop it being sent. Setting up inbox rules in your mail app to auto delete the spam as it comes in might help if you know how to that, but that not such a great solution and how to do it is outside the remit of the WordPress forums.

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