Last modified: 2007-02-20 10:56:24 UTC

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Bug 9029 - Enable captcha for account creation on Italian Wikipedia
Enable captcha for account creation on Italian Wikipedia
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: Wikimedia
Classification: Unclassified
General/Unknown (Other open bugs)
unspecified
All All
: Normal enhancement with 3 votes (vote)
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Assigned To: Nobody - You can work on this!
http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedi...
: shell
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Blocks:
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Reported: 2007-02-19 16:46 UTC by Gianluigi Gamba
Modified: 2007-02-20 10:56 UTC (History)
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Description Gianluigi Gamba 2007-02-19 16:46:01 UTC
We're noticing a massive registration of fake accounts with random name and no
edits on it.wikipedia (see URL above), probable work of bots.
In order to prevent this further - and fearing a possible automated vandal-fest
- we'd like to have the "captcha" filter enabled for the registration of new users.
A message will inform the users unable to pass the test to apply to OTRS for
assistance.

Thank you.
Comment 1 Brion Vibber 2007-02-19 20:46:12 UTC
Have enabled this sitewide recently, so it's there now.
Comment 2 Gianluigi Gamba 2007-02-20 10:56:24 UTC
Thank you. Not using often the registration function, I did not notice the change.

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