[Foundation-l] need assistance for spam blacklist

Sean Whitton (Xyrael) sean at silentflame.com
Fri Jan 26 22:27:33 UTC 2007

IRC is pretty efficient as !admin will grab people pretty quickly.
Alternatively you could use recent changes and look at the folk who
seem to be editing quite a bit, and see if they're sysops - it's

However, IRC is definately the best way.

On 1/26/07, Aude <audevivere at gmail.com> wrote:
> Need assistance from any meta admin available to add two sites to the spam
> blacklist
> See:
> http://meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Talk:Spam_blacklist#supermortgagerate.info_and_besttradelink.info
> On enwiki, there is a proxy spammer right now, spamming links with an edit
> summary "Online Forex Trading - Free Practice Account - All Resurse"
> For example:
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Norwest&curid=3346024&diff=103386601&oldid=100720621
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Noel_Ahern&curid=1387412&diff=103386365&oldid=90258330
> http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Nonrecourse_debt&curid=2844943&diff=103386260&oldid=61231347
> Is there is a faster way to get track down a meta admin?  I don't have IRC
> here and not sure who hangs out there anyway.
> Thanks.
> --
> Aude
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—Sean Whitton (Xyrael/xyr)
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