Matt suggests that “blogspot is no longer hurting america” because they’ve added captcha’s to the new blog creation forms. This is a good thing, but as someone who has been referer spammed by phony blogspot sites, I thought taking a random survey might be useful.
If you’ve not followed my “scientific methods” in the past, here’s how I typically do things:
- Go to Weblogs.Com for a list of “Recently Updated Weblogs.”
- Grab source of page.
- Do a bunch of funky regex stuff in jEdit.
- Do some math.
- Publish results.
The results of the findings? I found 842 weblogs in the list, of which 556 were blogspot sites.
I didn’t have time to check 556 blogspot sites, but some of the prefixes for .blogspot.com were like so: