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Re^2: Dealing with spam users

by hippo (Chancellor)
on Dec 04, 2020 at 16:47 UTC ( #11124653=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: Dealing with spam users
in thread Dealing with spam users

Did you report the others? 1 in >50 doesn't sound that dramatic.

Yes, I did. From CB records it appears that I reported nainaike, sitenetlife, xiaofeifei171, businessmenugui, menubook and 24hourloanz (in addition to today's provider of escorts). Are they in your 50?

Cleaning them up after the fact requires manual action and is by definition reactive. If the spammers are considered a problem then surely a pre-emptive solution is preferable? Obviously if it's going to be a bind to code then that's a consideration too.


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Re^3: Dealing with spam users
by LanX (Cardinal) on Dec 04, 2020 at 16:59 UTC
    Thanks

    > Are they in your 50?

    No I used supersearch to list all users and seems like "Locked Accounts" are automatically skipped.

    Cheers Rolf
    (addicted to the Perl Programming Language :)
    Wikisyntax for the Monastery

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