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From Matt Sergeant <>
Subject Re: [heads-up] wiki abuse: your advice please
Date Sat, 15 Mar 2003 10:29:05 GMT
On Friday, Mar 14, 2003, at 13:46 Europe/London, Steven Noels wrote:

> while briefly checking the Wiki, I was confronted with some apparent 
> abuse: people uploading attachments which don't have much to do with 
> Cocoon (possibly just making benefit of the bandwidth we are 
> sponsoring), people playing around on certain non-Sandbox pages, even 
> to the extreme of erasing the Main page, and various other 
> not-so-funny things. I'm very happy to see some people go in and 
> correct, and the new 'restore latest version' feature of JSPWiki sure 
> helps with this.
> Nevertheless, I'm annoyed a bit by the lack of adult behaviour by some 
> IP addresses, and was wondering whether (and how) I should block them. 
> I know this sounds pretty harsh, and that's why I'm polling you guys 
> to see what you would think would be a fair policy.

FYI, when people do this on the Apache AxKit Wiki, I block their IP at 
our firewall. Harsh, but fair. And no complaints so far.


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