Talk:Spam blacklist/Archives/2014-08

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  This section is for completed requests that a website be blacklisted

see diff. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 11:06, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

  Added --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 11:07, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

Spambot on multiple wikis. MER-C (talk) 11:09, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

  Added --Glaisher (talk) 11:22, 8 August 2014 (UTC)

Copyvio website full of ads. 20:17, 13 August 2014 (UTC)

  Declined at this point of time.
Looking at the global use, it would seem that this is something that should be taken up with sites, rather than asking globally for something that the sites have allowed thus far. I think that you would be best starting the conversation at w:en:Mediawiki talk:Spam-blacklist.  — billinghurst sDrewth 08:10, 14 August 2014 (UTC)

URL shorteners

AFAIK these are blocked on sight. Sources: [1], [2], [3], [4]. It Is Me Here t / c 23:20, 30 August 2014 (UTC)

  AddedDefender (talk) 00:01, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
I have removed Less likely to be abused, which is the purpose, and we have generally only added (ab|mis)used.  — billinghurst sDrewth 02:25, 31 August 2014 (UTC)
@Defender: I have added (?<!-)\b to some of these shorteners to guard against false positives. To see the why, like we did for twitter "" shortener (see archives).  — billinghurst sDrewth 02:37, 31 August 2014 (UTC)

Proposed removals

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Anyone can remove from global blocking list?— The preceding unsigned comment was added by (talk)

I don't think it was incorrect - this was spammed. --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 07:45, 3 August 2014 (UTC)
  Declined Not blacklisted globally. Blacklisted at English Wikipedia (en:WP:SBL) and Bosnian Wikipedia only; . --Glaisher (talk) 15:07, 3 August 2014 (UTC)


Could someone kindly please remove the above website from the spamlist? It is Richard M. Waugaman's website which should be listed in an "External links" section on his page. Thank you for your consideration in this matter. Knitwitted (talk) 00:12, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

No, it was spammed inappropriately. Please ask for whitelisting of a specific link on en.wikipedia (e.g. the index.htm or an about page), see en:MediaWiki talk:Spam-whitelist.   Declined --Dirk Beetstra T C (en: U, T) 06:03, 4 August 2014 (UTC)

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