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There's too much spam in the OSM Diaries

Posted by ianlopez1115 on 15 March 2010 in English (English)

We need report buttons and more admins for this page. Sorry for this short post.

Comment from imroy on 15 March 2010 at 14:22

It seems to have all been removed now. Clearly something needs to be done about spam now.

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Comment from daveemtb on 15 March 2010 at 15:13

Yes, please can we have a "report spam" button. It's too much hassle to contact admins about it at the moment. Thanks.

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Comment from wieland on 15 March 2010 at 16:47

Remove also in the RSS-feed, please.

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Comment from pavithrans on 15 March 2010 at 19:07

yes there should be a report button .

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Comment from marcschneider on 15 March 2010 at 19:42

this wish is expressed every two weeks... so I ask myself who's responsible for this part (user profile section) of the OSM-system? maybe we should talk with this guy...

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Comment from Richard on 15 March 2010 at 22:16

See http://lists.openstreetmap.org/pipermail/dev/2010-March/018860.html .

The spam is usually noticed pretty much immediately. There isn't much of a need for a report spam button. The challenge is stopping the spam from being posted in the first place.

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Comment from drlizau on 16 March 2010 at 06:28

Not all spam gets removed - a report spam button would be good, but I'll email TomH instead

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Comment from Fabi2 on 16 March 2010 at 18:35

Let all users with have below x blog posts always went through a captcha (there a few people which, after x good posts post any spam) and add a report spam button with manual review.

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