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Post by winston » Wed Nov 01, 2006 12:07 pm

I've now got moderator access to these boards. If you spot spam, tell me. There are still some pieces of spam buried in threads - I think I've got all the easy to see ones, but please tell me about the ones I've missed because I know I've not yet got them all.

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Post by winston » Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:28 pm

I've also made Rxke and Murgh moderators since they seem to be around lots and have shown willing, so perhaps we can catch all the spam as a combined effort.

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Post by Captain Hesperus » Wed Nov 01, 2006 4:54 pm

winston wrote:I've also made Rxke and Murgh moderators since they seem to be around lots and have shown willing, so perhaps we can catch all the spam as a combined effort.
Mighten't it be easier if you use the members lists to find the names of the 'offenders' then search for every post they've made and do a broad sweep?

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Post by Selezen » Wed Nov 01, 2006 8:53 pm

I'm currently looking into installing this addon which seems to be one of the more efficient anti spam tools.

I'll let you know how it goes if you're interested.

Oh, install the Userlist mod too, since that makes checking users far easier, especially if spammers are becoming common. I use it to clear about five spam accounts a day from TSOALR.

Lemme know if you need any more information.

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Post by Captain Hesperus » Thu Nov 02, 2006 5:25 pm

@winston
What's your policy re: suspected spammer accounts?
I'm just asking because I mentioned in an earlier post, I said that after trawling a few pages of the member lists I saw a large number of suspect accounts. These had links to sites that advertised things like prescription drugs (viagra and hair loss reduction products?!?!) and sites that had been suspended by the servers.

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Post by Murgh » Thu Nov 02, 2006 11:08 pm

Captain Hesperus wrote:after trawling a few pages of the member lists I saw a large number of suspect accounts. These had links to sites that advertised things like prescription drugs (viagra and hair loss reduction products?!?!) and sites that had been suspended by the servers.
Pretty sure these accounts have come about after Giles stepped back, because he was, I think, usually quick to delete insincere memberships made only to carry speculative URLs.
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Post by Rxke » Sat Nov 04, 2006 8:01 am

viruslinker scammer: http://www.aegidian.org/bb/profile.php? ... ile&u=1137

Winston: not sure where to flag these... Either we keep this thread (or another, new one, called 'Spammer' ) to flag new instances, and you subscribe to it, so you get a notification everytime one is flagged for a swift errrr... kick out of the nearest airlock :D or do we rather P.M. you?

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Post by Dr. Nil » Sun Nov 05, 2006 1:09 pm

Thanks to the moderators.

Here's some spam for you
http://aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2527
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300 billboards in Your Ad Here!
Astromines and more in Commies.
AVAILABLE HERE along with other Oolite eXpansion Packs.

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Post by Murgh » Sun Nov 05, 2006 2:24 pm

Dr.-SPACE-Nil wrote:Thanks to the moderators.
Here's some spam for you
http://aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?t=2527
that's de-weeded.
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Post by ramon » Wed Nov 15, 2006 7:14 am

this is where we report spam, right?

Here's one: http://aegidian.org/bb/viewtopic.php?p=25931#25931

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Post by Captain Hesperus » Thu Nov 16, 2006 5:54 pm

I think this http://aegidian.org/bb/profile.php?mode ... ile&u=1208 maybe another spammer account....

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Post by Murgh » Thu Nov 16, 2006 10:31 pm

Captain Hesperus wrote:I think this http://aegidian.org/bb/profile.php?mode ... ile&u=1208 maybe another spammer account....
this is part of the problem that us small admins can't get at. a big admin needs to erase these lost souls..
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