[ckan-discuss] spam on no.ckan.net (Sean Hammond)

Olav Anders Øvrebø olav.ovrebo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 11 14:07:48 BST 2012

> Message: 2
> Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2012 11:05:18 +0200
> From: Sean Hammond <sean.hammond at okfn.org>
> Subject: Re: [ckan-discuss] spam on no.ckan.net
> To: ckan-discuss at lists.okfn.org
> Message-ID: <20120611090518.GA3145 at gusteau>
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> > Hi,
> > I have deleted two spam datasets on no.ckan.net today and yesterday. Any
> > way to prevent these from coming?
> Hey Olav, one thing you could do is configure CKAN so that
> newly-registerd users are not allowed to post anything, but have to send
> an email to the no.ckan.net admins asking to be given permission. Does
> that sound like a possible solution for no.ckan.net?
Yes, that sounds fine. How do I make those changes?

I tried to change user authorization in the Admin panel now. Changed role
of "Visitor" to "Reader" only, but it doesn't seem to take effect, I can
still edit when I am not logged in.

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