[openstreetmap-website] suppress creating accounts by bots/scripts (#1083)

Simon Poole simon at poole.ch
Thu Dec 10 10:24:07 UTC 2015

Are any of the proposed honeypot solutions current still effective at all?

They seem to be oldish and anything based on the assumption "bot can't
do X" (for example parse CSS) ignores evolution (that things evolve
under pressure).

Am 10.12.2015 um 11:05 schrieb Arun Ganesh:
> @getschomp <https://github.com/getschomp> the honeypot definitely
> sounds like a really smartest idea so far.
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