[aur-general] User ban request --- can I get a response, please?
danielwallace at gtmanfred.com
Tue Mar 5 23:50:50 EST 2013
On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 11:30:05PM -0500, Limao Luo wrote:
> On 03/05/2013 11:21 PM, William Giokas wrote:
> >On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 11:10:16PM -0500, Daniel Wallace wrote:
> >>On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 11:05:07PM -0500, Limao Luo wrote:
> >>>And he's back, with another account  with an address on a
> >>>different website (rmqkr.net, which redirects to the disposable
> >>>email site 10minutemail.com). This is a waste of my time. Can
> >>>someone respond to this thread so I know that a TU even knows about
> >>>this? Also, I guess it's really a bot, since the flagging is done
> >>>across congruent intervals (this time it's 1 minute between flags).
> >>> https://aur.archlinux.org/account/9Pwrxb1/
> >>We are well aware of it.
> >>The problem is every time I suspend an account (after a patch that was
> >>applied yesterday) now he gets logged out, the problem is it creates a
> >>new account and starts tagging them out of date again.
> >Captchas, man. Captchas. I know it will very very slightly inconvenience
> >some people that have to flag a few packages out of date at a time, but
> >really, it would only save us from crap like this.
> Yeah, they mentioned that in the aur-dev conversation, among other
> ideas like IP blocking (which actually sounds good, except more than
> one person can have an IP, so I don't know how much that would work,
> unless there is some timeout period or something for the block) and
> repeatedly doubling intervals after successive flags that time out
> after an hour (which, while annoying, doesn't seem like an enough of
> a deterrent, but I could be wrong).
> Well, not much to do except wait it out, I guess. I just can't
> remember which packages I have to update now.
ip ban doesn't work when they use tor
Archlinux Trusted User (gtmanfred)
Georgia Institute of Technology
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