[Clipart] Progress and Roadmap
jon at rejon.org
Thu Nov 11 19:15:08 PST 2004
Yeah Bryce, go ahead and add me. My fdo account is foobared until I get
back to the states next Monday (and get a new laptop...ugh)
Bryce Harrington wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Nov 2004, Stephen Silver wrote:
>>Jon Phillips wrote:
>>>1. SPAMMERS to be banned. Also, how does anyone of us go about banning
>>>188.8.131.52 184.108.40.206 220.127.116.11 18.104.22.168
>>>We need to do some collective brainstorming on how to defeat or offset
>>>these spammers. I'm getting really sick of them, but am not willing to
>>>be defeated ourselves and implement username/password for our project.
>>A couple of ideas:
>>1) Block edits from all (mainland) Chinese IP addresses. Most of the
>> spam comes from such IP addresses (e.g., all the IP addresses you
>> listed above are Chinese). I'm not aware of any legitimate edits
>> from such IP addresses, and it would always be possible to unblock
>> specific ranges if someone needs to use them.
> If you can find the IP range corresponding to this, we can add blocks
> for them.
>>2) A faster process for blocking IP addresses and text strings would
>> be useful. Currently it often takes a week or so to get anything
>> blocked, during which time the spammer abuses even more pages.
> This is my fault, since I often can't get to it right away. The ideal
> way to solve this would be to add one or two more admins able to enact
> these bans. You and Rejon would seem to be the best two candidates for
> this. I'd be happy to add either or both of you if you're willing to
> take the duty.
>>By the way, if someone with the power to do so could delete all the
>>pages created by 22.214.171.124 this would get rid of most of the
>>spam that's currently on the wiki.
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