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The forum is full of spam ,,,, again. | Forum

Ketil Ervik
Ketil Ervik Oct 11
Time to block all these IPs It can be easily done from the server the forum is located on. Why do not you do this? I'm doing it all the time on my server and have significantly reduced spam.


You can use User IP Tracker Then go to server to block IP as these spam idiots appear

The Forum post is edited by Ketil Ervik Oct 11
Oxwall Germany Club
Thank you, Ketil, we have removed all the spam posts and topics again. Unfortunately, we don't have the possibility to activate such measures as we have forum moderation rights only at the moment. You need to convince Oxwall Foundation of this ;)
Oxwall Germany Club
Topic was moved from General Questions.
Ketil Ervik
Ketil Ervik Oct 11
 Hade never have a answear from this Oxwall Foundation
The Forum post is edited by Ketil Ervik Oct 11
Patricia Zorrilla Bcn
I propose a software modification that only allows ONE MESSAGE in the forum in the first 24 hours of registration.
ViXiV Technologies
Quote from Ketil ErvikTime to block all these IPs It can be easily done from the server the forum is located on. Why do not you do this? I'm doing it all the time on my server and have significantly reduced spam.


You can use User IP Tracker Then go to server to block IP as these spam idiots appear

Blocking IP's isn't really effective in terms of active spam protection and I don't think pointing out the forum is full of spam is necessary every time it happens, Ketil, as I'm sure Oxwall Germany has eyes just like you. Perhaps we could curtail the annoying posts just a bit?


With all that being said, I think this might work well:

Newly registered users that create a new message immediately are most likely spam so drop these posts in a "potential spam queue" and give trusted / most active users access to delete new posts in this potential spam queue.


Another way would be to check new posts for excessive links and drop these in that same moderation queue.


Users with over a certain amount of posts on the forum, say 100, would be able to remove from this spam queue.

The Forum post is edited by ViXiV Technologies Oct 12