[Haskell] Re: HaskellWiki Update
apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Mon Jan 19 03:41:24 EST 2009
Ashley Yakeley wrote:
> There has been a lot of spam on HaskellWiki. Since anonymous edits have
> been switched off, a spammer tactic has been to create hundreds of
> accounts to evade individual account blocks.
> To combat this, I have
> 1. deleted all user accounts that have made no edits;
> 2. switched off account creation;
> 3. blocked at least some of the remaining spam accounts.
> This is obviously not ideal, as there is now no way for new users to
> edit the wiki. I will investigate appropriate ways to allow account
Maybe it could help to restrict the account creation rate per IP? For
example, every IP may only create one account per 12 hours.
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