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Forum Spammer - RF Cafe Forums

Because of the high maintenance needed to monitor and filter spammers from the RF Cafe Forums, I decided that it would be best to just archive the pages to make all the good information posted in the past available for review. It is unfortunate that the scumbags of the world ruin an otherwise useful venue for people wanting to exchanged useful ideas and views. It seems that the more formal social media like Facebook pretty much dominate this kind of venue anymore anyway, so if you would like to post something on RF Cafe's Facebook page, please do.

Below are all of the forum threads, including all the responses to the original posts.


 Post subject: Forum Spammer
Posted: Wed Jun 15, 2005 10:44 am 
 
Site Admin
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Joined: Sun Aug 03, 2003 2:02 pm
Posts: 629
Location: Erie, PA
Greetings:

Will somebody please hunt down and kill the SOB that keeps posting the Chinese cellphone website messages all over this forum? I'm getting tired of deleting them. :smt067

We will all appreciate your efforts.

:smt013


- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024


 
   
 
 Post subject: Here's the IP address
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2005 7:50 am 
 
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Greetings:

Here's the IP address that the spammer seems to always post from.

218.11.177.212

It appears to be from Australia. Anyone know how to track it down to a single user so I can nail this scumbag?


- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024


 
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Sat Jun 18, 2005 11:04 pm 
 
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Yet other spammer I.P. addresses:

218.11.150.90
61.55.128.148


Have your way with it, please.


- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024


 
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Thu Jun 23, 2005 12:11 pm 
 
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Location: Erie, PA
Greetings:

If anybody knows how to punish this website for continuing to post garbage on these forums, please do so.

http://yidong256.nease.net/256/yd119.htm

It's taking a lot of time to have to go through every day and delete them. I'm guessing some POS is manually entering them, because previously they had been posted under user names like "dgdgd" or "hjhj," but I blocked them. Now the POS is just posting as anonymous.

If it doesn't stop, then I'm going to have to require that only registered users can post, and I do not want to do that.

Please take any action you know of against the above mentioned website, or any other that you find buried in the posts that are full of Chinese characters.


- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024


 
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Mon Jul 25, 2005 1:07 pm 
 
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Location: Santa Barbara, CA
Here is how!!

http://mosnews.com/news/2005/07/25/spammerdead.shtml


 
   
 
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Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2005 7:51 am 
 
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Greetings kpainter:

I've got to admit that try as I did, I couldn't muster up any sympathy for the spammer. Those idiots along with virus spreaders are the equivalent of terrorists in that they are too cowardly to fight in the open, and they wreak inestimable damage on the world. When someone finally finds the caves they live in (or apartments in Moscow in this case) - it's light out!

Thanks for the link.

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- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024
RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster


 
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2005 8:34 am 
 
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Joined: Mon Jun 27, 2005 2:02 pm
Posts: 408
Location: Germany
Greetings Kirt,

Eventually there will be no choice but to post messages of registered users only.

It is pretty frustrating to see a spammed message in a thread that one posted and waiting for reply or feedback. I am sure that it is equally frustrating to clean the spammed messages frequently.

We should find a solution to this global problem :smt068 :smt065 :smt100

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Best regards,

- IR


 
   
 
 Post subject:
Posted: Tue Jul 26, 2005 11:30 am 
 
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Greetings IR:

Yes, and I think the article kpainter posted might be the only way to clean it up, because obviously the spammers are not goint to go away voluntarily.

_________________
- Kirt Blattenberger :smt024
RF Cafe Progenitor & Webmaster


 
   
 
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Posted: Wed Sep 14, 2005 5:34 pm 
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