[Noisebridge-discuss] zillions of new "users"
johnyradio at gmail.com
Mon Apr 28 19:07:35 UTC 2014
Casey, you mean standard bot blockers, available as mediawiki extensions, similar to bot blockers used throughout the internet, don't work?
Casey Callendrello <c1 at caseyc.net> wrote:
>On 4/28/14, 7:49 AM, Mitch Altman wrote:
>> Is there any way to easily block these users, and/or easily delete them?
>There are people who spend their entire "working" days trying to figure
>out how to put spam on MediaWiki. Literally hundreds of person-years
>have been put towards this "goal".
>Part-time sysadmins of publicly-editable wikis (liberal account creation
>policies) have essentially no hope of winning. It sucks, but that's life.
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