Spam Black List

A strategy for dealing with PageRank spam on wiki. A special page is created to hold a list of spammers' IP addresses and/or hostnames. Each edit is checked against this list before being accepted. As new (first-time) spammers hit wiki, or existing spammers change IP addresses, the new addresses are added to the list by WikiGnomes.

Here are some resources:

WikiEngines with built-in support for blacklisting:

Some drawbacks: Refer to WikiSpam for background information about the problem this solution tries to address.

See WikiSpamSolutions for other alternatives.


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