[Talk-de] unusual cluster of German accounts

Andre Joost andre+joost at nurfuerspam.de
Di Jan 10 10:36:05 UTC 2012

Am 10.01.2012 09:38, schrieb Michael Krämer:
> Hello Richard,
> this is really strange. After looking at a few of the accounts it
> looks like each of the users has worked on a different part of
> Germany. From what I have seen the edits were just adding nodes for
> businesses.
> I also found some discussion about this in the German forum [1] dating
> from end March 2010. There has been some speculation about this being
> a bot for example since the changesets have "created_by = (unkown)".
> So there had been some discussion about reverting the changesets. But
> at least user "essenfassen" seems to have responded to a mail. This
> user told that she had created a list of POIs in Excel and then had
> imported them. This post also refers to user "lampe4", showing the
> same usage pattern.

The users never showed up since the forum entry.
So the best way to deal with these uploads is just wait until the 
non-odbl-data is erased.


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