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Re: [Bug-gnubg] Webpage comment fields spamed

From: Michael Petch
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnubg] Webpage comment fields spamed
Date: Sun, 12 Dec 2004 12:30:13 -0700

Actually Gammon Empire is apparently bot bad - never been there myself
but a growing number of players I know seem to like it (Maybe they just
have bad taste) :)

On Sun, 2004-12-12 at 18:50 +0100, Øystein Johansen wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> Hi, all!
> I just noticed that the functionality of commenting articles at the web
> page has been misused by morons advertising for online poker and online
> blackjack and online roulette. It's possible that this 'comments' are
> added to the web site through a virus on some users machines, since the
> comment is added from several different IPs all over the world.
> To fix this, I have disabled the functionality for adding comments for
> non members. If you want to make a comment, you have to log in. In that
> way I will at least have the email address of anyone misusing the
> system, and it will not be simple to make an abusive virus.
> I have also removed all the abusive 'comments' from the blog, of course.
> This abuse cost me some work, and it's also taking away the possibility
> for non members with good intentions to comment.
> I also hope that all the users of GNU Backgammon can stay away from
> services offered by the jerks. These are:
> Free Casino Games
> Free Internet Games
> Free Poker Online
> Texas Holdem Poker
> Online Blackjack
> Gammon Empire
> and others
> Stay away from these!
> - -Øystein
> Version: GnuPG v1.2.4 (MingW32)
> Comment: Using GnuPG with Thunderbird - http://enigmail.mozdev.org
> =M/Kp
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Michael Petch <address@hidden>
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