[ros-users] Answers.ros.org Spam

Adolfo Rodríguez Tsouroukdissian adolfo.rodriguez at pal-robotics.com
Thu Jul 3 11:21:21 UTC 2014

On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 9:49 PM, Tully Foote <tfoote at osrfoundation.org>

> Hi Everyone,
> As many of you have noticed answers.ros.org has been subject to a lot of
> spam recently. We have been working on adding technical issues, however the
> spammers have been able to overcome standard defenses like CAPTCHAs which
> we have added. I'm putting out this call to request a few more moderators
> for the site. Answers.ros.org is powered by the community and has been
> well maintained by the several moderators who were initially volunteered
> several years ago.
> In light of the persistent spamming by technically savvy spammers, our
> best defense is to leverage our strong community. We have a very active
> site and if each person helps just a little the spam can dissapear very
> quickly.
> To everyone, please use the "flag offensive" for any spam you encounter,
> whether it's in a question or an answer. This will bring it to the
> attention of the moderators who can block users. If you have enough karma
> you can also delete the post, however please flag it first so that the
> moderators can block the user as well.
> We've recently expanded the pool of moderators however I'd like to expand
> the pool of moderators to include a few more people from various timezones
> who have demonstrated contributions to the site(>500 Karma). If you are
> interested in becoming a moderator please contact me off list.

Hello Tully,

I'd like to help out with the spam cleanup. I volunteer to be a moderator.



> Tully
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