[Talk-us] SEO Damage to OSM

Walter Nordmann wnordmann at gmx.de
Sat Jul 1 10:48:44 UTC 2017


hi simon,


Am 01.07.2017 um 08:33 schrieb Simon Poole:
>
> I've already touched on this with the sys admins and saved refs to the 
> ones that I fixed. However it is unlikely that we will do any thing 
> with the information as the accounts are extremely unlikely to be 
> reused, and on the other hand, given that *we have a known US based 
> SEO company that has created (literally) 1000s of such accounts* (but 
> with slightly less spammy edits), and "we" haven't taken any action, 
> why should we in this case?
what's about a captcha to disable automatic registration? and a 
confirmation mail, which is asking a variable question too?

Regards
walter aka wambacher
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