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

miloh froggytoad at gmail.com
Wed Feb 1 03:47:13 PST 2012


bump.  comments below.

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 4:04 AM, Danny O'Brien <danny at spesh.com> wrote:
> The Secretaribot scripts
> (https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Secretaribot ) has wruckened havoc
> and now removed the hundreds of throwaway spammer accounts and spam
> pages.
>
> 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
> flood.
>
> Interesting Noisebridge Wiki stats from
> https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Special:Statistics
>
> 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!
>
> d.
>
>
> [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
> free.)
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Is the captcha on the nb wiki still up?  Looks like a bunch of new
spam accounts are being created on the wiki.

-rma


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