Difference between revisions of "Appropedia:Anti-spam and anti-vandalism"

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*implementation of the {{WP p|Project:Semi-protection|semi-protection}} function, to be used when pages become targets of negative behavior of any kind
 
*implementation of the {{WP p|Project:Semi-protection|semi-protection}} function, to be used when pages become targets of negative behavior of any kind
  

Revision as of 07:55, 29 August 2007

The most effective anti-vandalism measure is an active community. We have a team of people (the Recent Changes Patrol monitoring all edits made, and vandalism and spam are quickly reverted.

We are also looking at other measures such as bots (as used with great efficiency at Wikipedia) to monitor and quickly revert vandalism.

See also the talk page, for further discussion.

Suggestions

  • implement a bot or bots taken (with permission) from Wikipedia spam & vandal-fighters. E.g. Tawkerbot.DEPRECATED TEMPLATE - PLEASE USE {{W}} INSTEAD. These could run on the server, for faster, 24-hour operation.
  • ban page creation by anons & new accounts (like Wikipedia) - On Appropedia, it is likely that some readers will never sign up until they are ready to create a page based on their project.
  • implement soft-protection for pages that are spam targets
  • reverse Turing tests
    • Currently implemented in some cases.
  • implementation of the semi-protectionDEPRECATED TEMPLATE - PLEASE USE {{W}} INSTEAD. function, to be used when pages become targets of negative behavior of any kind

See also

Interwiki links