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  1. Alfa1

    Field edit history

    Similar to post edit history, I would like to suggest history for custom fields. In XF2 all profile fields are custom fields. Threads will have custom fields as well. There are various benefits for this: prevent data loss and destruction in case anything goes wrong easier to revert fields...
  2. Alfa1

    Better functionality to report and moderate illegal hate speech

    As the first EU nation has now approved a bill to impose hefty multimillion fines on communities for not removing abusive content within 24 hours, we are in dire need of better functionality for content flagging, reporting and moderation. More information below. We need to have functionality to...
  3. Alfa1

    Germany bill imposing €50M fine for failure to remove online hate crime, fake news fast enough

    More: http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/wireStory/germany-approves-bill-curbing-online-hate-crime-fake-46589305 http://www.dw.com/en/german-justice-minister-calls-for-hefty-fines-to-combat-online-hate-speech/a-38300446 The UK has something similar in the works. I'm sure other EU countries will...
  4. Alfa1

    Google will let users flag offensive content

    Recently Google came under fire for showing offensive search results. Google has now responded in away that affects us all: Google adds tool to flag 'offensive' search results This means that if any of your forum threads contain offensive content or content that could be flagged as offensive...
  5. Alfa1

    Add-on Who has read this thread / track user behavior

    On vbulletin we have a function that shows the staff which member has read a thread and at what time. In case of abuse this is very handy and allows us to catch malicious users like multiple accounts. Its also useful for staff to see if users have read a staff post. There also used to be a...
  6. Alfa1

    Limit username validation attempts to improve security

    The registration form has a username validation function. it seems this can be abused by attackers to find out what accounts are present on the site. The attacker can run a script to try millions of possible usernames to get a member list. I have recently encountered such attack on my vbulletin...
  7. Shiro

    Add-on Trust+ - Intelligent Security Service

    Hello, I am currently working on developing a security and risk assessment service called Trust+, and I intend to release an add-on for Xenforo which utilizes the service. Trust+ will be launched with the following features; The ability to intelligently detect and block disposable email...
  8. Alfa1

    EU court: pay damages for ineffective Post Report moderation system.

    Please read this EU court ruling: http://hudoc.echr.coe.int/webservices/content/pdf/001-155105?TID=qowwttwprb Here is a rundown: It concerns Delfi, a big board which received 10,000 new posts per day. 20 abuse posts were posted to a thread but were not noticed by staff. The type of posts are...