[Standards] MUC Spam and MUC invites

Richard Dobson richard at dobson-i.net
Wed Sep 5 18:54:13 UTC 2007


>> Open user registration is something else - you're effectively allowing
>> someone to create a new identity there. (I don't think "CAPTCHA" is the
>> way forward here either). I think that's the root cause, here.
> 
> I don't think CAPTCHAs will really solve the problem, which so far is
> not botnets but poorly-behaved humans.

Some sort of reputation system (XMPP.net federation?) would probably be 
handy here so that people coming from previously unheard of domains or 
blacklisted ones cannot add new rooms.

Richard




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