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Akismet is described as 'checks your comments and contact form submissions against our global database of spam to prevent your site from publishing malicious content. You can review the comment spam it catches on your blog’s “Comments” admin screen' and is an app in the security & privacy category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Akismet for a variety of platforms, including Online / Web-based, Wordpress, Self-Hosted solutions, Linux and Mac. The best alternative is StopForumSpam, which is free. Other great apps like Akismet are Signal Spam, Antispam Bee, CleanTalk and YouTube Spammer Purge.

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  • Free PersonalProprietary
  • Self-Hosted
  • Wordpress

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  1. StopForumSpam icon

    StopForumSpam

    • FreeProprietary
    • Online
    12 alternatives to StopForumSpam 

    Your favorite and most trusted "one stop shop" for the prevention of forum & blog spam, trusted by over 200,000 forums...

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsStopForumSpam can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
    2.  Spam FilterStopForumSpam can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
  2. Signal Spam icon

    Signal Spam

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    4 alternatives to Signal Spam 

    Signal Spam provides email and web client tools to allow you to submit spam emails you have received. These spam emails are then analysed, categorised and added to a database of known abuse. ISP's can subscribe to this database for free to help filter out and block spam.

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    1.  Extensible by Plugins/ExtensionsSignal Spam can be extended with add-ons, plugins and extensions.
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    • Antispam Bee icon

      Antispam Bee

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Self-Hosted
      • Wordpress
      11 alternatives to Antispam Bee 

      Say Goodbye to comment spam on your WordPress blog or website. Antispam Bee blocks spam comments and trackbacks effectively, without captchas and without sending personal information to third party services. It is free of charge, ad-free and 100% GDPR compliant.

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      1.  Privacy focusedAntispam Bee is considered a privacy friendly alternative.
      2.  Spam FilterAntispam Bee can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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      • CleanTalk icon

        CleanTalk

        • FreemiumProprietary
        • Online
        • Wordpress
        11 alternatives to CleanTalk 

        Anti-Spam Features. CleanTalk protects your website from spam bots and spam in Comments, Orders, Widgets, Registrations, Bookings, And any custom web form, Contact Emails, Subscriptions, Checks the existing comments and users for spam.

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        1.  Spam FilterCleanTalk can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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        • YouTube Spammer Purge icon

          YouTube Spammer Purge

          • FreeOpen Source
          • Linux
          • Mac
          • Windows
          11 alternatives to YouTube Spammer Purge 

          It allows you to filter and search for spammer comments on your channel and other's channel(s) in many different ways AND delete/report them all at once (see features below).

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          1.  Spam FilterYouTube Spammer Purge can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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        • OOPSpam API icon

          OOPSpam API

          • Free PersonalProprietary
          • Online
          • Software as a Service (SaaS)
          9 alternatives to OOPSpam API 

          OOPSpam API is a powerful machine learning based spam filter service for any content exchange.

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          1.  Spam FilterOOPSpam API can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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        • Mollom icon

          Mollom

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Online
          18 alternatives to Mollom 

          Mollom is a freemium web service to get rid of spam, unwanted content and fake users on your Drupal, Wordpress and Joomla site or blog.

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          Discontinued

          "The Mollom content moderation service is no longer available … as of 2 April 2018."

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          Sblam!

          • FreeProprietary
          • Linux
          • Online
          18 alternatives to Sblam! 

          Open-source implementation of server-side spam filtering of blog comments and forum posts.

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          This app doesn't have any features at the moment.
        • Cerber Security icon

          Cerber Security

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Self-Hosted
          • Wordpress
          31 alternatives to Cerber Security 

          Defends WordPress against hacker attacks, spam, trojans and malware.

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        • Anti-spam icon

          Anti-spam

          • FreemiumProprietary
          • Self-Hosted
          • Wordpress
          11 alternatives to Anti-spam 

          Anti-spam plugin blocks automatic spam in comments section. No captcha. Plugin is easy to use: just install it and it just works. Blocked comments can be stored in the Spam area if needed. This can be enabled/disabled via Settings page.

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          1.  Spam FilterAnti-spam can detect unsolicited, unwanted and virus-infected emails, calls, files, etc.
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