[Operators] Prosody vs. spammers - security measures?

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Tue Feb 4 17:36:41 UTC 2014


On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 5:28 PM, Alexander Holler <holler at ahsoftware.de>wrote:

> Am 04.02.2014 17:59, schrieb michael p:
>
>  Wait, why do the phone numbers need to be stored/logged? Can't a
>> completely separate system be used to send an audio message or text to a
>> number, then once the correct verification code is received, signal the new
>> user to be created on the jabber server and discard the number?
>>
>
> Sorry, but I will not go deeper into such a discussion.
>

I will.

The problem is that there's no way to prove the number has been discarded;
a service could still gather them quite easily.

I've some ideas that might help here; I need to put my thinking cap on
first to ensure I don't make (much of) a fool of myself...

Dave.
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