[Noisebridge-discuss] Spam on the wiki

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Fri Jul 1 17:03:26 PDT 2011


+1 for email+ReCaptcha registration.  Yay!



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>From: Robert Fletcher <lobatifricha at gmail.com>
>To: Noisebridge <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>
>Sent: Friday, July 1, 2011 12:14 PM
>Subject: [Noisebridge-discuss] Spam on the wiki
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>Hey guys, I've been noticing a lot of new spam user accounts being created on the wiki, which is to say hundreds of them.  I'd be happy to help delete them if I had that sort of access, but it doesn't solve the problem of them being created in the first place.  It seems like email confirmation would go a long way to stemming the tide, and captcha even more so.  Email in particular IIRC is just an option you can turn on.  Captcha shouldn't be a great deal harder.  Again, it's been a while since I've done any wiki administration, but I think it was just a plugin and a service you sign up for.  Is there anybody who has access and can enable them?
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>- Robert
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