[Operators] Spammy servers

Kevin Smith kevin at kismith.co.uk
Sat Mar 2 12:24:39 UTC 2013


On Sat, Mar 2, 2013 at 2:03 AM, Marco Cirillo <maranda at lightwitch.org> wrote:
> Il 02/03/2013 02:08, Dave Cridland ha scritto:
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> On 1 Mar 2013 17:03, "Kevin Smith" <kevin at kismith.co.uk> wrote:
>> This sounds very thorough (and entirely reasonable). Is your setup for
>> doing this generally available so other servers could take advantage
>> of similar systems?
>
> I also wonder whether it'd be worthwhile restricting S2S traffic on new
> users initially; that is, new users would have to do something after
> registration and initial access before they can start sending traffic to
> other sites.
>
> That way you have a chance to categorise their activity before it can do you
> reputation any harm.
>
>
> But what would that <<something>> be?

I suppose it's possible to send a message from the server or some bot
or other asking a text catcha-ish question. It's not immediately
obvious to me what other things one could reasonably do.

/K


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