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Re: IP Block Bans - Russia, Ukraine spam
« Reply #15 on: January 02, 2014, 11:53:55 PM »
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Re: IP Block Bans - Russia, Ukraine spam
« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2014, 06:00:58 AM »
Without upgrading the forum software version we don't have access to more modern anti-bot tools.

We could make it so EVERY registration requires Admin level approval, but that just defers the real issue.

I do delete the bot users that I can see when I respond to Moderator reports, but unless I do a wholesale DELETE on every new account in the past 3 months with < 1 post count it would be a massive manual job to go through an delete the thousands of accounts individually.  If I had root access to the forum user database I could do that in MySQL quite easily.
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