[Rack] Wiki now clean of spam accounts and (hopefully) spam

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Mon Aug 8 19:04:40 PDT 2011

The Secretaribot scripts
(https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Secretaribot ) has wruckened havoc
and now removed the hundreds of throwaway spammer accounts and spam

There are still a few trickling in, but with the addition of a simple
captcha on the user registration page[*], I think we've staunched the

Interesting Noisebridge Wiki stats from

We've just hit 4 million hits on the front page. We have 641
non-spammy (I think) users, and 2,685 pages. We have 35 users active
in the last week. Top ten pages:

Noisebridge	4,079,184
Category:Events	35,765
Noisebridge Vision	24,772
Getting Here	16,794
Science For Juggalos	16,750
Five Minutes of Fame	15,596
Quotes	15,062
Resources	12,890
People	12,772
Machine Learning	11,383

That is all!


[1] I'd like it to be something more fun than a sum, if anyone wants
to write a Noisebridgian addition to the
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Extension:ConfirmEdit framework, feel

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