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Re: wiki main page fubard

From: justin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Fri, 6 May 2005 15:37:12 -0400 (EDT)

> It's a good thought, but I've read about spammers placing the security
> code pictures on the front-end of free pr0n sites.  Then, they link the
> pictures to the words entered in by the "clients" into a database.
> Then, they take this info to get past the legitimate security codes.
> Granted, we're probably not as attractive to spammers as say amazon, so
> we could probably use this for a while.  I'm just trying to point out
> that because these spammers are using this for their income, they're
> very smart at getting through the hoops.  Eventually it comes down to a
> balance between the benefits and hindrances of security.  We might want
> to start determining how much security we're willing to put up with...

Porn drives the Internet.

Is it possible to set up the wiki so that new logins have to be approved
by a human being?  There isn't a large volume of applicants, and it would
save us from future darwinian spammer action.

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