[Noisebridge-discuss] wiki getting slammed with new users

Christopher Whipple crw at crwbot.com
Sun Sep 1 00:18:37 UTC 2013


I brought this to the attention of the rack list a month ago, and included
this handy-dandy resource on ways to stop this and clean up the damage:

http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Combating_spam




On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Oren Beck <orenbeck at gmail.com> wrote:

> One elegant  hack is to require X number of posts on an "intro forum" to
> raise the lazy bar.. or require "participation" audit by crowdsource?
>
> Oren Beck
>
> 816.632.3695
>
>
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 1:42 AM, Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:
>
>> These are spammers, and, sadly, it's normal. We did some things to
>> prevent them from actually generating spam pages, but preventing signups
>> are trickier.
>>
>> --c.
>>
>>
>> On 8/29/13 11:38 PM, Jake wrote:
>> > is this normal?  like 100 new accounts today?
>> >
>> > https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Special:Log/newusers
>> >
>> > 23:03, 29 August 2013 MatthewHutchiso (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 22:55, 29 August 2013 LowellAFV (Talk | contribs) created a user account
>> > 22:30, 29 August 2013 BerndPulley (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 21:58, 29 August 2013 IsidroHaynes (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 21:52, 29 August 2013 TammiDutton (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 21:42, 29 August 2013 TyreeDunne (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 21:20, 29 August 2013 RonnieArredondo (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 20:45, 29 August 2013 AlexanderC96 (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 20:40, 29 August 2013 VivienK57xrmb (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 20:07, 29 August 2013 PaigeMcmillian (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 19:44, 29 August 2013 VelmaDonnelly (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 19:39, 29 August 2013 QCRAlethea (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 19:34, 29 August 2013 Richard31 (Talk | contribs) created a user account
>> > 19:24, 29 August 2013 Qwesdpy97 (Talk | contribs) created a user account
>> > 19:07, 29 August 2013 DebraBuchanan (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 18:35, 29 August 2013 JulissaMinter (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 18:23, 29 August 2013 MonserrateForma (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 18:20, 29 August 2013 Emogene300 (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 18:11, 29 August 2013 YukikoWetzel (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 18:07, 29 August 2013 VernaHastings (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:54, 29 August 2013 BridgettShumake (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:48, 29 August 2013 RoslynCorona (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:42, 29 August 2013 VonJessupivmfee (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:39, 29 August 2013 Terrell17O (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 17:34, 29 August 2013 MoseDaugherty (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:26, 29 August a user account
>> > 17:10, 29 August 2013 HeatherJoyner (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 17:05, 29 August 2013 Dillon5758 (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 17:04, 29 August 2013 AlineMartinez (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 16:39, 29 August 2013 WilmaWallace (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 16:20, 29 August 2013 TatianaEng (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 16:14, 29 August 2013 RoyO65rkyhd (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:55, 29 August 2013 JimmieHPRfo (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:53, 29 August 2013 GPEManuelmxtmt (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:50, 29 August 2013 IndiraClifford (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:50, 29 August 2013 RacheleJefferso (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:48, 29 August 2013 PetraAdame (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 15:47, 29 August 2013 HershelWinfrey (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:40, 29 August 2013 KellyMercier (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:39, 29 August 2013 CharlesBillups (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 15:13, 29 August 2013 RomanMckee (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 14:57, 29 August 2013 ThereseSams (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 14:56, 29 August 2013 TonyXapighyvc (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 14:55, 29 August 2013 FrankieMoseley (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 14:54, 29 August 2013 Randal85Mzp (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 14:52, 29 August 2013 Ulrike6888 (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 14:48, 29 August 2013 GustavoLandrum (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> > account
>> > 14:21, 29 August 2013 Jimmie4699 (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> > 14:07, 29 August 2013 XKVSteffen (Talk | contribs) created a user
>> account
>> >
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