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A few potential bug fixes and spam defences

I’ve been looking into two seemingly unrelated bugs that I now suspect share a root cause. This evening, I added some new directives that control cache expiry. In both cases, this is for JSON content which is what the cache shows you when you want to see a post and …


Stand by for changes

Currently, this site has some advanced DDoS protection in place. This is good because it almost certainly reduces spam and keeps the site relatively fast. However, the DDoS protection conflicts with ActivityPub. This is a protocol that allows people on other sites to follow you, your blog, and the news …


Author Buzz Updates

I have been tuning up various parts of the site. Here is a list of the changes so far: If anything breaks that you notice please let me know.


Fighting Spam

Spam – I knew that it would happen sooner or later; I would just have rather spam happened later (or never). There are two significant areas of spam that we have to fight. User Registration Spam (and spam groups) Comment Spam The user registration spam is pretty much just a …

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