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comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby marten.nu » Tue Apr 02, 2013 11:06 am

Hi. I get quite a lot of users spam-commenting links in my extras at adiumxtras.com. I'm reporting these comments as abuse, but perhaps there is an easier way to deal with this? Perhaps there should be a way for me to delete comments on my own xtras? Or mark a spamming user as a spammer (making their comments invisible)?

Don't know if there is someone I can contact directly regarding adiumxtras.com rather than post here?

Thanks.

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby Robby » Tue Apr 02, 2013 2:46 pm

Yes, unfortunately, spam is pretty rampant.

I'll see if I can get you the required permissions to delete comments.

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Postby Robby » Tue Jun 18, 2013 3:19 pm

It took me a while but I think Eric managed to hand you moderation permissions the other day. =-)

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby marten.nu » Wed Mar 05, 2014 7:37 pm

I got a follow up question on this...it looks like spam postings are done regularly by a few specific users...is there a way to block these users or get their posting abilities revoked or something like that. Getting rid of spamming users would reduce a lot of the spamming.

Any suggestion on how to deal with this would be appreciated.

Thanks.

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Postby Robby » Wed Mar 05, 2014 11:54 pm

I've been deleting the spammers again and again. I'm afraid that's all I can do. An Xtras author (http://www.adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=u ... r_id=43434) had offered to implement efficient anti-spam measures but it hasn't happened yet, unfortunately.

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby marten.nu » Thu Apr 10, 2014 6:14 am

I understand. That burninate checkbox is that how you delete users? I could help out if you want...I regularly go in to clean spam on my own themes, it would be easy for me to clean out spammers if I knew how to do it.
Just let me know.

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Postby Robby » Thu Apr 10, 2014 10:49 am

Yes, it is. Feel free to "burninate“ spammers. I think you’re seeing the checkbox because I asked the Project Manager a while ago to make you "Moderator" on the site. =-)

I hope there’ll be some progress regarding anti-spam measures soon.

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby gnosis » Sun Nov 23, 2014 10:57 am

I've gotten two spam comments this week on my old Xtra: http://adiumxtras.com/index.php?a=xtras ... 472#c39625

I've tried to burninate with no success.

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Postby Robby » Sun Nov 23, 2014 9:20 pm

I’ve removed many dozen spam accounts with their hundreds of comments. =-) Thanks for the heads-up!

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby gnosis » Sun Dec 21, 2014 10:09 am

Just got another spam today, same extra. Burninating still no workie for me.

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Postby gnosis » Thu Dec 25, 2014 7:45 am

And again, today.

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Postby Robby » Thu Dec 25, 2014 3:59 pm

I burninated a large portion of spam accounts.

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Postby gnosis » Sun Dec 28, 2014 4:39 pm

Two more on the same link I posted above.

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Postby gnosis » Fri Jan 09, 2015 2:37 am

Two more, reported for spam.

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Postby gnosis » Wed Jan 21, 2015 6:42 am

Two more, reported.

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby gnosis » Mon Feb 02, 2015 9:01 am

Two more, both reported...

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Postby Robby » Mon Feb 02, 2015 2:08 pm

Thanks.

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Postby gnosis » Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:21 pm

Just reported another

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Postby gnosis » Sat Feb 14, 2015 2:15 pm

And yet another. What do I have to do to be able to burninate these guys? :-)

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Re: comment spamming @ adiumxtras.com

Postby gnosis » Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:09 am

And another...maybe I should just take the extra down?


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