Originally Posted by bearstardiode
I was reading this blog on Google's E-blogger and went to post a comment there (the screen said 'enter your comment here' and allowed me to do so), but when I went to publish it, the screen switched to the E-blogger sign in page. Is this what always happens on E-blogger? And if so, that doesn't seem right.
Does the same thing happen at Wordpress blogs?
Many blogs require a login before commenting; it's how they cut down on spam. On Wordpress, it's an optional feature. If you don't activate it, you *will* get plenty of spam comments. (There are filters that can keep them from being posted publicly.)