Die, comment spam: Google announces a plan that means comment spammers won’t benefit from comment spamming. Being the low life losers they are, it may take comment spammers a while to figure out they’re wasting their time. In the past, these lizard-like creatures could attempt to raise their page rank by loading up comments on weblogs, usually on older posts. Here’s an example I noticed the other day on a well-known blogger’s site. The kind folks at Userland, where the rexblog is hosted, have helped me gain some control of the comment spam that was menacing it a few months ago.