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[[Image:No spam.png|right|thumb|150px]]Wiki spammers are bad. [http://chongqed.org Chongqed.org] is an effort to fight back.  Vandalists are even worse.  We have to keep hitchwiki free from spam and vandalism.  Let's find out how and keep track of solutions.
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Check https://github.com/hitchwiki/hitchwiki/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+spam
 
 
Here we can collect all the garbage spammers put here, with some links to chongqed.org. That should be quite discouraging...
 
  
 
==Blacklist==
 
==Blacklist==
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* I just added the blacklist of http://www.stopforumspam.com/ to hitchwiki. No idea how effective it will be, but I thought let's give it a try. --[[User:MrTweek|MrTweek]] 09:43, 14 January 2012 (CET)
 
* I just added the blacklist of http://www.stopforumspam.com/ to hitchwiki. No idea how effective it will be, but I thought let's give it a try. --[[User:MrTweek|MrTweek]] 09:43, 14 January 2012 (CET)
 
* And also www.sorbs.net. --[[User:MrTweek|MrTweek]] 09:48, 14 January 2012 (CET)
 
* And also www.sorbs.net. --[[User:MrTweek|MrTweek]] 09:48, 14 January 2012 (CET)
 
==Brainstorm==
 
stuff we can/should/could try
 
 
* patrol team?
 
* block articles without any English words
 
* block image uploads by new users
 
* make it easy to
 
* [[User:Guaka|guaka]] is trying something different at http://cultwiki.org/en/Category:EatThis - not directly applicable on hitchwiki but there might be something there
 
* block '''all''' usernames containing numbers
 
* block all usernames that result in zero hits on Google (reasoning that no real person will invent a new name just to register on Hitchwiki, everyone stick to their own online identity)
 
* ''please add more''
 

Revision as of 15:40, 29 December 2014

Check https://github.com/hitchwiki/hitchwiki/issues?q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen+spam

Blacklist

Now any new user must have at least 10 edits until he can post external links (and some other keywords).

Blocking IPs

  • I just added the blacklist of http://www.stopforumspam.com/ to hitchwiki. No idea how effective it will be, but I thought let's give it a try. --MrTweek 09:43, 14 January 2012 (CET)
  • And also www.sorbs.net. --MrTweek 09:48, 14 January 2012 (CET)