[Freeswitch-users] Please let's protect the wiki from spammers
msc at freeswitch.org
Mon Jun 27 19:15:36 MSD 2011
I am okay with updating the wiki so that we can do the captcha thing. I need
to work w/ Raymond (intralanman) on some back-end infrastructure stuff
before that happens. We'll discuss this further on the Wednesday conf call
On Sun, Jun 26, 2011 at 7:52 AM, Avi Marcus <avi at avimarcus.net> wrote:
> Linode uses .htaccess on the edit pages (only those), much like our
> pastebin, and is probably the easiest thing to add.
> But yes, something needs to be done.. I got sick of deleting spam months
> A captcha on normal accounts to make edits is probably OK, too, as long as
> they can manually be moved to "human-trusted".
> On Fri, Jun 24, 2011 at 10:36 PM, Diego Viola <diego.viola at gmail.com>wrote:
>> As most of us may alright know, the FreeSWITCH wiki has been abused
>> and attacked by spammers, as seen here:
>> Some FreeSWITCH users have been deleting and blocking these spammers,
>> but they are increasing their spamming attacks.
>> I went into #mediawiki in freenode and asked them if there is any
>> solution to this and this is what they suggest:
>> 15:18 < bawolff> !spam | diegoviola
>> 15:18 < mw-bot> diegoviola: For information about combating and
>> handling spam in MediaWiki, see
>> <http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual:Combating_spam> and
>> I've seen most wikis who have implemented this solution and they no
>> longer get any spamming after applying said solution. If somebody here
>> have administration access to http://wiki.freeswitch.org/ I offer my
>> help to apply this solution.
>> Diego Viola
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