Ways to get rid of bots and spam

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Ways to get rid of bots and spam

Post by dvwsdejw on July 3rd 2013, 11:31 am

I have not only had spam attacks, but a bot made an account (and multiple others) and botted around 100,000 posts. I have two suggestions to keep this from happening again.

1. Being able to delete all of a user's posts and topics from the Admin Panel
If a user's botted and spammed posts can be deleted with a click they might hesitate to wast their time getting them deleted

2. Being able to toggle CAPATCHA on and off from the Admin Panel
I know we can have flood control but my normal, innocent users didn't like having flood control because one person. We should be able to toggle on or off CAPATCHA on posts and topics from the Admin Panel so that botting will be eliminated and spam will be the only problem.

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Re: Ways to get rid of bots and spam

Post by Derri on July 3rd 2013, 12:19 pm

Hi this is suggestions for the support forum, I think you're looking suggestions for your forum.
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Re: Ways to get rid of bots and spam

Post by somsomers on July 3rd 2013, 2:20 pm

Wanted to ask you in PM, but dont have enough posts. Could you give an example of one or two of that spam posts? Maybe, I have an idea.

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Re: Ways to get rid of bots and spam

Post by Jophy on November 8th 2013, 2:11 am

Since this topic was not clarified, thread is being garbaged.
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