[ejabberd] MUC Spam Control
melo at simplicidade.org
Fri Feb 16 19:22:55 MSK 2007
On Feb 16, 2007, at 4:00 PM, Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> Gmail User wrote:
>> I am hoping to use ejabberd to power the MUC for my client's site.
>> anyone developed a spam control module (dictionary or regex based,
>> etc.). If not, where do I learn how to write one and plug it into the
> This sounds like a good idea. What exactly do you mean by spam
> control module? Right now, the MUC protocol includes ways to kick
> and ban users from a room (etc.), and ejabberd implements those
> features. It seems to me that we may also need ways to:
> - Ban users (or domains etc.) across a groupchat service
> - Remove spam from the room history / archive
> On conference.jabber.org we have started to see spammers coming
> into chatrooms, leaving a few links, then leaving -- but their spam
> links are in the room archives forever, search engines pick them
> up, and probably www.jabber.org is therefore considered some kind
> of spam hole. Not good.
> Support for SPIM Reporting (XEP-0161) may also be helpful.
> Are there other aspects of MUC spam that I am missing?
If you consider flood as a case of spam, then rate limiting presence
changes and messages is useful.
We are testing that at SAPO.
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