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

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Wed Feb 1 10:12:32 PST 2012


On Wed, Feb 01, 2012 at 12:47:13PM +0100, miloh wrote:
> bump.  comments below.
> 

the captcha is still up -- I haven't run my anti-spam scripts recently,
which is bad of me. I will Conduct A Purge.

> 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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