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Re: Dealing with spam users

by LanX (Cardinal)
on Dec 04, 2020 at 16:22 UTC ( #11124643=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Dealing with spam users

> I've noticed an increasing number of spam users over the past few weeks

Good catch, the newest user is linking to an escort service. ( PLEASE DON'T LINK TO HIM!)

Seems like spammers found a loop hole.

> Either disallowing links in the Bio or just disallowing the Bio entirely would work.

Not sure how difficult that is.

But we do have a filter in place blocking posts with links to known spammers. Albeit not in the bio section...

~~~

I think the cheapest way to deal with it is to manually erase these accounts till the spammers are frustrated.

The only mechanism I know for that is messaging the gods. (DONE)

Cheers Rolf
(addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
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