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Private Message spam

Post by cubist » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:18 am

I just received a PM from "Davidnok" which consists mostly of Russian text in the Cyrillic alphabet. If Google Translate can be trusted, said PM is a advertisement for some sort of solar power gadget. For future reference, who's the best person to notify about PM spam?

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Re: Private Message spam

Post by FourthWorld » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:23 am

There's not much we can do other than to ban the account. Please feel free to forward the message to me in a Private Message if you like.

We get some PM spam from time to time, but fortunately it's rare. If you find a lot of it you can turn off PMs for your account in your User Control Panel.
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Re: Private Message spam

Post by bn » Tue Feb 21, 2017 12:42 am

Hi Richard,

David is here
http://forums.livecode.com/memberlist.p ... e&u=181881

currently he has 0 posts but can send messages. Maybe one should restrict sending private messages to the same rules as posting links, if that is possible.

Kind regards
Bernd

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Re: Private Message spam

Post by FourthWorld » Tue Feb 21, 2017 1:07 am

Thanks. Taken care of. In this case there were particulars about the account that IMO merited the ban, but going forward I would like to see evidence of spam before taking action.
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