[okfn-help] Spam on Is It Open?

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Mon Nov 2 23:49:37 GMT 2009

Fantastic! Looks great!

Occurs to me that we should also use this to enquire about status of
textbooks for Open Text Book!


On Mon, Nov 2, 2009 at 8:17 PM, Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org> wrote:
> 2009/10/26 Jonathan Gray <jonathan.gray at okfn.org>:
>> Just a quick note to say there is what appears to be spam on 'Is It Open?'
>>  http://isitopen.ckan.net/enquiry/list/
> There is indeed. I've just removed it. You can access the admin
> interface to do this kind of clearing up at:
> http://isitopendata.org/admin/
> Note also that the service now has its own domain!
>> Is there anything quick and easy we could do to prevent this? E.g.
>> moderate the requests? Or require people to be logged in? Or could I
>> or others have permission to remove spam?
> I've implemented the requirement that the to field be a genuine email
> address and I think we probably need to require the sender to be
> logged in (or to register as part of the sending process).
> Rufus

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation

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