[Mediawiki-l] howto block open proxies/tor?

Rob Church robchur at gmail.com
Wed Mar 15 20:29:25 UTC 2006


Methinks you need to read
http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Configuration_settings again.
Twice.


Rob Church

On 15/03/06, Andrew A <gluttony at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Wikipedia blocks Tor and Open Proxies, and I was told in #mediawiki that its
> somewhere in the Mediawiki codebase to do so. It is not documented and I am
> having trouble getting an answer on exactly how this is done. My wiki is
> getting constantly accosted by spammers, and its a losing battle as they're
> all coming from proxies documented in proxy blacklists. How to go about
> this?
>
> Thank you!
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