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what about the antispam system?

Discussion in 'XenForo Pre-Sales Questions' started by KURTZ, Jul 29, 2010.

  1. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    news, something?

    is there an captcha or similar implemented? maybe askimet?
  2. Sir nick

    Sir nick Well-Known Member

    I was wondering about this to because when i signed up their wasn't one
  3. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    exactly ... :)
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  4. John

    John Well-Known Member

    Did you not see the re-Captcha when you registered?
  5. Jonathan

    Jonathan Active Member

    I had to enter reCaptcha when registering
  6. Cezz

    Cezz Well-Known Member

    I didn't but then I signed up via FB integration...
  7. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    me too :)
  8. Jonathan

    Jonathan Active Member

    I wonder how many spam bots have Facebook profiles.
  9. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    I'm curious about this aspect too. ReCAPTCHA isn't enough any more.
  10. Sir nick

    Sir nick Well-Known Member

    Nvm. It was just so easy i didn't really think of it as that :|.
  11. Hemanth

    Hemanth Member

    ReCAPTCHA & Question-Answer system are must haves! At least one of them should be made available for all types of registrations.
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  12. GameR

    GameR Active Member

    All "Captchas" are not enough today. But what do you want to do? In some countries, people get money for write spam in blogs, boards and so on. ;)

    I do not know about a god spam detector and to build some one, is not easy.

    For spam bots are exists some nice "tricks", like: rename field names from "email" to a hash-strings, but for blind person, you must use a label-tag and a good spam-bot can understand this.
  13. KURTZ

    KURTZ Well-Known Member

    +1 for the Q&A system ...
  14. Sami

    Sami Well-Known Member

    Only bots don't need breaks ever. :)

    Q&A apparently works well for many. Akismet works well, as does IPB's system for what I know.... reCaptcha not so much in my experience.
  15. JulianD

    JulianD Well-Known Member

    XenForo shouldn't worry about an anti spam system. It's someone elses job. XenForo should only provide support to third party anti spam solutions. IMHO.
  16. Mikey

    Mikey Well-Known Member

    Do you see any bots on this site so far? They're probably trying to figure out where the register button *is* - only humans will think to click the pulldown register form.
  17. Ian

    Ian Member

    I do not think you can have it for Facebook / twitter logins.
  18. John

    John Well-Known Member

    There is a fantastic and quite unique spammer management system in the ACP (although I agree emphasis should be placed on prevention).
  19. Kuma

    Kuma Active Member

    I think that the guys behind the software will not forget about the bane of the internet spammers.
  20. Sir nick

    Sir nick Well-Known Member

    Q&A would do good.

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