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injinjoe
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 8:21 am    Post subject: Anyone know? Reply with quote

What's with all the marketing bull shit on our forums all of a sudden? I had to delete 4 topics and "users" within the last 24 hours that were just advertising crap.
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:36 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I did 1 as well, ban there ip if they do it again
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 11:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Sometimes happens Joe

In my old forum for my italian guild, i had to change all the permissions and make it private, without any section free.

When someone of this stupid guy or program or whatever is,found an active forum (like unfo or my old one was) it start to post everyday (that's why i say "program", like "auto-post" ) a spam message.

I tried to ban every single ip, trying to stop it, but it was impossible =_= so i changed all the mask permission and made a complete private forum..
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I hope we dont have to go down the members only route, it will make aplications hard
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PostPosted: Sun Jan 09, 2011 10:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I went through the members list and just deleted 11 more accounts that we're created over the past couple days. I did come across a couple that I felt were legit and left those alone, but the ones I deleted all had the same characteristics with their email addresses and profile settings. The majority of them also had business websites associated with the account.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 12:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

You should check if you have any option to set all the link to "no-follow" in the forum. I noticed that all the link in the forum and the profile don't have this attribute. Having this, will remove all the benefit that people can gain from having spam link in here.

I have a strong feeling that those link to commercial website are there, because someone is doing Black Hat SEO to gain more Page Rank on those site.
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 5:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dang looks like we gettin hackz
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 10, 2011 11:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Magik wrote:
Dang looks like we gettin hackz


No worry, "Black Hat SEO", just refer to technique used to rank better by tricking search engine about their popularity. Having link from different website pointing to their website makes their site rank a bit better when you search some keyword. For us it's just an annoyance and nothing else.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 7:52 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

4 more users deleted today...
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 8:18 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

well thats about as annoying as a spammed email account
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

When i get a moment ill have a look at this but starting a new job role in work so a little bussy
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:08 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try not to delete accounts for rage members please
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:14 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, unless people from Rage are trying to sell cat products, casino information, or New York limo services on our website, I shouldn't delete them. Laughing
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What if they sellign cat products to use in a limo on the way to a casino....seems legit to me. Can't you trace the origins to a spectrum of IP's? Been a long time since I tried something like that, I am not hip to the latest technology.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 11, 2011 2:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

fatherjim32 wrote:
What if they sellign cat products to use in a limo on the way to a casino....seems legit to me. Can't you trace the origins to a spectrum of IP's? Been a long time since I tried something like that, I am not hip to the latest technology.

I was thinking I could only do that if I saw them while they were logged on, but saying that reminded me of something. Thanks, Jim. Wink
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