CCWiki:Fighting spam

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Problem: there is way too much spam on this wiki.

There are 15,724 pages, with between an estimated spam ratio between 30% and 90%.


Some recommendations / ideas for fighting spam on this wiki:

  • faster server (for faster manual spam removal)
  • set up coordinated team
  • give trusted users sysop rights to help fighting spam (by blocking and deleting)
  • give more trusted people bureaucrat rights to promote trusted users to sysops
  • keeping eye on:
  • better captcha?
  • run a bot to clean up existing spam
    • based on picking user names
    • based on keywords in titles and/or articles