[talk-au] Friend requests from 'Porn Bots'
brenbarnes at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 12:11:22 UTC 2021
And here I was thinking some very attractive people want to be my Mapping
On Sun, 12 Sept 2021 at 21:59, Andy Townsend <ajt1047 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/09/2021 12:44, Matthew Davalle wrote:
> Having some weird friend requests coming through after submitting
> changesets to OSM, one I account was deleted however the second account
> still exists
> That's normal - it just means that someone has reported it and it has
> already been deleted.
> and has a hyperlink in their bio linking to what seems to be some dodgy
> porn site with the link using openstreetmap.org as a referee in the URL.
> Dunno if it's appropriate to attach the URL of said account to this post
> It'll hopefully be deleted by the time that anyone gets to read this, so
> not much point really.
> but I was wondering if anybody else has seen dodgy friend requests
> There were a few last month:
> and they just seem to have kicked off again. I've seen reports elsewhere
> and have had a couple myself.
> The best thing to do is to click the "report user" button in the user
> profile and report it as spam. The admins tend to delete them fairly
> (It's the first time I've seen it and I've been mapping for nearly 2 years)
> Welcome back!
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