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Re: wiki spam

From: Henry Story <henry.story@bblfish.net>
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2012 00:40:13 +0200
Cc: public-webid@w3.org
Message-Id: <F48B5BD1-5A95-4299-A851-03A877A3E543@bblfish.net>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>

On 11 Aug 2012, at 22:48, Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com> wrote:

> On 8/11/12 2:47 AM, Henry Story wrote:
>> I just got a page of the w3c wiki spammed by user Uupinipi
>> 
>> http://www.w3.org/wiki/index.php?title=WebID&diff=cur&oldid=60186
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>> It may be spamming other pages too.
>> 
>>    Henry
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>> 
>> Social Web Architect
>> http://bblfish.net/
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> Henry,
> 
> Strange message bearing in mind that one can WebID ACL protect a MediaWiki instance. In my case, I deploy MediaWiki via Virtuoso which has WebID ACLs added to the mix :-)
> 
> We must dog-food this stuff. That's the way we get good quality solutions and effective marketing / messaging in one go.
> 
> Spam busting is the ultimate demonstration of WebID ACLs utility. Its also the ultimate demonstration of why Web 2.0 was always flawed re. scalability.

yes, that would be a great démo. We have until Lyon TPAC to put a few of these together, so that we can then demosntrate these to other W3C members, and perhaps convince them to deploy this.

Henry

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