On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 01:40:55PM -0700, Toshio Kuratomi wrote:
On 09/23/2009 01:34 PM, Jon Stanley wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Looks like the user "Georgia10" just inserted spam on that page.
> What's our procedure for deleting/disabling a rogue FAS account? It
> appears that the account in question was just created today, probably
> for the express purpose of spamming the wiki and then disappearing. I
> would like to think that only a human could create an accounts,
> there's a variety of steps involved. But maybe some sort of CAPTCHA
> on the signup page could reduce this in the future?
We added a captcha last week so this is definitely a person or smarter
than average bot:
Note that the change, a website advertisement, was actually made in
context, which I don't think would be as likely with a bot. Most of
the bot vandalism we see is a mass replacement of text.
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