[webkit-dev] Bugzilla spammer
lforschler at apple.com
Mon Jan 16 11:08:43 PST 2017
Thanks Michael. I’ve disabled this account:
The following changes have been made to the user account tinablackwood at outlook.com:
• The user has been disabled.
• The disable text has been modified.
> On Jan 16, 2017, at 10:15 AM, Michael Catanzaro <mcatanzaro at igalia.com> wrote:
> We appear to have a Bugzilla spammer . The user posts a link to an
> unrelated website (I guess trying to improve SEO) and gave herself away
> by asking a nonsensical question about the bug (a request for detailed
> instructions on how to solve the bug when the bug was "add a comment").
> In GNOME Bugzilla we have been getting spammers with some regularity;
> the admins there lock or delete the accounts and remove all their
> posts, and remind them that Bugzilla comments don't contribute to their
> SEO. We might want to follow the same approach to discourage more such
> comments if this becomes a bigger problem for us in the future. GNOME
> also has a dumb keyword filter  that's fairly effective at stopping
> specific spammers if any particular spammer is persistent enough to be
>  https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=162618#c4
>  https://git.gnome.org/browse/bugzilla-gnome-org-customizations/tree/extensions/GNOME/Extension.pm?id=ed10237c723252eed886eb5a20467c932624be6d#n315
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