[Operators] Spam Registrations

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Thu May 23 17:04:04 UTC 2013


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On 5/23/13 10:57 AM, Alex Hanselka wrote:
> 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 ;).

Join xmpp:prosody at conference.prosody.im and have a chat with the
developers there. :-)

Peter

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Peter Saint-Andre
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