[OSM-dev] Chinese spam diaries, an analysis

Andy Allan gravitystorm at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 16:30:21 UTC 2014


On 3 December 2014 at 16:25, Martin Koppenhoefer <dieterdreist at gmail.com> wrote:

> maybe we could have a crowd-sourced approach and introduce a "spam"-flag
> that logged-in users could set, i.e. another button in the "comment",
> "reply" line which says something like "flag as spam", with a counter, and
> if more than x people have clicked on it we would automatically or manually
> hide/delete the post.

Good idea.

I'd also like to do something to prevent (as well as react to) spam,
since reaction-only processes still fill RSS/atom feeds and relayers
like https://twitter.com/osmblogs with spam posts.

Cheers,
Andy



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