[OSM-dev] openstreetmap.org as target for spamming?

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Thu Apr 9 08:40:32 BST 2009

Stefan Breunig wrote:
> Don't add a captcha. They get cracked anyway and just make it harder
> for everyone. Adding a bayesian filter should be sufficient after a
> little training (it works for josm.openstreetmap.de) and requires no
> extra effort from the user.

It doesn't stop the accounts being created though, and would be a lot 
more work to implement and to manage.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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