<div dir="ltr">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:<div><br></div><div><a href="http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Combating_spam">http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Combating_spam</a></div>
<div><br></div><div><br></div></div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Fri, Aug 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Oren Beck <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:orenbeck@gmail.com" target="_blank">orenbeck@gmail.com</a>></span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div dir="ltr">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? <br>
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<div>Oren Beck<br><br><a href="tel:816.632.3695" value="+18166323695" target="_blank">816.632.3695</a></div><div><div class="h5">
<br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Sat, Aug 31, 2013 at 1:42 AM, Casey Callendrello <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:c1@caseyc.net" target="_blank">c1@caseyc.net</a>></span> wrote:<br><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex">


These are spammers, and, sadly, it's normal. We did some things to<br>
prevent them from actually generating spam pages, but preventing signups<br>
are trickier.<br>
<span><font color="#888888"><br>
--c.<br>
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On 8/29/13 11:38 PM, Jake wrote:<br>
> is this normal?  like 100 new accounts today?<br>
><br>
> <a href="https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Special:Log/newusers" target="_blank">https://noisebridge.net/wiki/Special:Log/newusers</a><br>
><br>
> 23:03, 29 August 2013 MatthewHutchiso (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 22:55, 29 August 2013 LowellAFV (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 22:30, 29 August 2013 BerndPulley (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 21:58, 29 August 2013 IsidroHaynes (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 21:52, 29 August 2013 TammiDutton (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 21:42, 29 August 2013 TyreeDunne (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 21:20, 29 August 2013 RonnieArredondo (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 20:45, 29 August 2013 AlexanderC96 (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 20:40, 29 August 2013 VivienK57xrmb (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 20:07, 29 August 2013 PaigeMcmillian (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 19:44, 29 August 2013 VelmaDonnelly (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 19:39, 29 August 2013 QCRAlethea (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 19:34, 29 August 2013 Richard31 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 19:24, 29 August 2013 Qwesdpy97 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 19:07, 29 August 2013 DebraBuchanan (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 18:35, 29 August 2013 JulissaMinter (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 18:23, 29 August 2013 MonserrateForma (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 18:20, 29 August 2013 Emogene300 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 18:11, 29 August 2013 YukikoWetzel (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 18:07, 29 August 2013 VernaHastings (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:54, 29 August 2013 BridgettShumake (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:48, 29 August 2013 RoslynCorona (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:42, 29 August 2013 VonJessupivmfee (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:39, 29 August 2013 Terrell17O (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 17:34, 29 August 2013 MoseDaugherty (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:26, 29 August a user account<br>
> 17:10, 29 August 2013 HeatherJoyner (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 17:05, 29 August 2013 Dillon5758 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 17:04, 29 August 2013 AlineMartinez (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 16:39, 29 August 2013 WilmaWallace (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 16:20, 29 August 2013 TatianaEng (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 16:14, 29 August 2013 RoyO65rkyhd (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:55, 29 August 2013 JimmieHPRfo (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:53, 29 August 2013 GPEManuelmxtmt (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:50, 29 August 2013 IndiraClifford (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:50, 29 August 2013 RacheleJefferso (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:48, 29 August 2013 PetraAdame (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 15:47, 29 August 2013 HershelWinfrey (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:40, 29 August 2013 KellyMercier (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:39, 29 August 2013 CharlesBillups (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 15:13, 29 August 2013 RomanMckee (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 14:57, 29 August 2013 ThereseSams (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 14:56, 29 August 2013 TonyXapighyvc (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 14:55, 29 August 2013 FrankieMoseley (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 14:54, 29 August 2013 Randal85Mzp (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 14:52, 29 August 2013 Ulrike6888 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 14:48, 29 August 2013 GustavoLandrum (Talk | contribs) created a user<br>
> account<br>
> 14:21, 29 August 2013 Jimmie4699 (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
> 14:07, 29 August 2013 XKVSteffen (Talk | contribs) created a user account<br>
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