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fhermes
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Advertising forum Posts

Post by fhermes » 10 Jun 2019 21:09

Has anyone noticed that this forum is flooded with advertising. Is this forum still safe? I have found in several sub forums many not related advertising posts.
@Admin
Please check !

Thanks in Advanced

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PoltoS
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Re: Advertising forum Posts

Post by PoltoS » 10 Jun 2019 22:57

Unfortunatelly there are a lot of spam users registered daily and we clean posts every day. If you notice spam message that was not delited for some time, please report it (there is an exclamation mark button on the post). This will help us to locate such messages.

We can restrict the registration even more and require pre-moderation, but this will make user experience even worse. If people will vote for this, we will change it and improve the security level on the forum.

And yes, the forum is safe enough ;)

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aLiEnHeAd
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Re: Advertising forum Posts

Post by aLiEnHeAd » 12 Jun 2019 16:25

I think that would be a good way to reduce the spam by newly created accounts:

https://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?t=2480141
user registration settings
new member post limit
1

This means new accounts can only post freely after their first post has been approved.

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