[OSM-talk] Responding to vandalism

Jean-Marc Liotier jm at liotier.org
Thu Mar 16 15:03:21 UTC 2017


On Thu, 16 Mar 2017 07:48:10 -0700
Clifford Snow <clifford at snowandsnow.us> wrote:
>
> a bot running on slack and IRC that picks up new users from the
> changeset feed. Sure it would be nice of someone could develop
> a similar bot to watch for new users

Use the excellent
http://resultmaps.neis-one.org/newestosmcreatefeed.php and feed the RSS
into whatever you use for notifying.

Users who have invested into a number of Openstreetmap contributions
seldom spend their karma into vandalism, so my experience is that
patrolling contributions by new users catches most deliberate mayhem.



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