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Tony
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I've noticed over the last couple of days a number of new registrations that seem to be just trying to promote there porn sites.

Many of these have most likely been robots registering so I have taken a couple of methods to help reduce them.
Now only active users will show up in the members list and as the newest registration.

I have also gone back to an old method of logging ip addresses on registration.
That way I can start blocking IPadresses of spam robots if I need to.
Hope this causes no one any problems.

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CAPTCHA

hey Tony do you know there is a captcha module located in the contrib directory of phpbb ? I had the same problem with a board I administer and once I implemented captcha no more spamm Registrations. Smile

BTW looking forward to your presentation material you are going to give at WSG Wink

http//melbourne.ug.php.net

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memberslist spam

Thanks paCkeTroUTer,
I will look into it the captcha module.

Yes I'm looking forward to working out what I'm going to talk about Shock