[OSM-talk] tracklog spam!

SteveC steve at asklater.com
Tue Apr 11 09:18:25 BST 2006


* @ 11/04/06 08:03:28 AM immanuel.scholz at gmx.de wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> >> > The individual concerned had to create an account and then go to the
> >> > upload page.
> >> Bots know how to create an account in media-wiki.
> > This spam was on the OSM traces pages, not the wiki.
> 
> Yes. And it was created using a wiki account, right? So it is no
> indicator, that it was a malcious human beeing, only because it has to
> have a media-wiki account available to upload traces. ;-)

Er. No, it needs an OSM account. I looked through the logs, it wasn't a
bot.

> 
> Ciao, Imi.
> 
> 
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have fun,

SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/




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