[Operators] Spam Registrations

Alex Hanselka alex at darkdna.net
Thu May 23 16:57:10 UTC 2013


On 5/23/2013 10:22 AM, Kevin Smith wrote:
> The best advice I can give is not to allow unprotected (i.e. without a
> captcha or similar) inband registration, as people use scripts to
> autoregister accounts across many servers using IBR. If you require
> registration through a web page with captchas etc. then at least a
> spammer has to target your server specifically, rather than being able
> to use the same techniques across many servers.
>
> /K
 Any ideas from you all here about doing something like this on Prosody?
I'm not much of a programmer/scripter to be honest.  The reason I do run
an open server is that I feel it is important to the community. 
However, I am certainly not opposed to having a few hoops ;).

--Alex


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