Wiki account removal needed?
mmcgrath at redhat.com
Thu Sep 24 02:17:32 UTC 2009
On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Paul W. Frields wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 04:22:52PM -0500, Mike McGrath wrote:
> > On Wed, 23 Sep 2009, Jon Stanley wrote:
> > > On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 4:14 PM, Paul W. Frields <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > Looks like the user "Georgia10" just inserted spam on that page.
> > > > Aiyiyi.
> > >
> > > 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?
> > >
> > Well,
> > http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Infrastructure/AccountSystem#Account_Termination
> > Clearly states "malicious usage" as grounds for termination. What was the
> > page in question?
> The OP was snipped out:
It won't help with users with actual accounts but I've enabled a
basic captcha for anonymous edits.
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