Potential spammers in the archive

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Potential spammers in the archive

Post by c_nordlander » Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:03 pm

I've seen an awful lot of new members registered in the Archive recently, and they all have very random, spambot-sounding nicks (the latest has the word "porno" in its nick). I mean, they obviously can't do anything with their accounts, but it might be an idea to keep an eye on them and occasionally purge the accounts that never post anything or have any other activity, lest the archives get swamped with spam accounts.
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Re: Potential spammers in the archive

Post by Archonix » Thu Aug 14, 2008 3:11 pm

Yeah... I should turn off the registration again until I've got it working properly.
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