[Operators] Prosody vs. spammers - security measures?

Jonas Wielicki xmpp-operators at sotecware.net
Tue Feb 4 09:52:33 UTC 2014


On 03.02.2014 21:25, Alexander Holler wrote:
> Am 03.02.2014 20:57, schrieb Evgeny Khramtsov:
> 
>> We're thinking to switch to SMS-based verification for
>> jabber.ru: we have it currently and it works fine and is pretty cheap,
>> just need to disable email verification completely.
> 
> Hmm, nice way to collect users phone numbers.
> 
> I'm not sure if such should be done as it requires that users have to
> provide more datas than they usually want.

I happen to agree with you; a service which requires my phone number is
immediately discarded; except for webshops, which happen to need much
more information from meself anyways.

regards,
Jonas




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