SORT YOUR FORUM OUT!!

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SORT YOUR FORUM OUT!!

Post by forge » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:11 pm

Jeeez guys, surely it cant be hard to some how filter out threads with titles that contain words like "incest" and "preteen"???

just take the step! - surely a filter like that could be setup by a 12 year old kid in about 20 muinutes?

cant you even use Angstrom and Nebulaes greasemonkey self-moderation code somehow?

you have to do something. there has to be a line drawn somewhere

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Post by Cryptic UK » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:18 pm

What do you expect? they only have 93 people working for them,
if they employed anyone else the whole company would fall apart.
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Post by headquest » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:25 pm

I'm with forge on this.

I teach music full time (mostly school age kids), and I have recommended Ableton to pupils. I cannot easily accept a situation where those pupils - or their parents trying to help them - might come to the official company forum and find it has links to illegal filth and pornography.

I think that if Ableton don't act on this sharp, it will actually become difficult for me to continue using Live with school age pupils. I have my own reputation to think about here too...
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Post by D K » Sat Dec 08, 2007 3:37 pm

my wife is a schoolteacher and i also occasionally work with some of her kids who use live as well when i'm home...as much as i don't care about the spam and just skip it, headquest has a really good point.....i'm sure the parents wouldn't appreciate it...

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Post by Noel » Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:08 pm

One forum I use has quite a simple solution to this, you need at least 10 posts before you can post any links or images

It doesn't stop the thread title from appearing in the forum but at least it can't link to dubious websites.

Ableton used to be really quick at squashing these threads, but seem to be a bit too busy lately.

Doesn't stop certain regular users posting dodgy images and links though.
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Post by blank » Sat Dec 08, 2007 4:16 pm

This is the part of the internet I hate the most.

Most of the time I can easily ignore porn bots but when it comes to preteen, rape, incest, violent porno vomit I simply can't.

definitly +1

I just hope they wont start posting real shit like that, I saw some other forums on the web with spam problems related to real child porn posted in the pages.
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Post by the Fearsome Fearful » Sat Dec 08, 2007 5:15 pm

+1, absolutely.

Same thing here, recommending the program a lot to my peers (in my case, worship musicians at churches), and I always have to warn them about the unmoderated nature of what is generally a great forum. It's unprofessional.

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Post by heavensdaw » Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:18 pm

yes, yes, yes, It NEEDS to be sorted..

We deserve it :wink:

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Post by yourmom » Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:22 pm

does this forum still not have a captcha for registration?

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Post by ChiDJ » Sat Dec 08, 2007 8:53 pm

Absolutely not!!

Keep it free Abes!!!!.



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Post by noisetonepause » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:25 pm

yourmom wrote:does this forum still not have a captcha for registration?
Even worse: It's still written in PHP:)
Suit #1: I mean, have you got any insight as to why a bright boy like this would jeopardize the lives of millions?
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Post by SubFunk » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:30 pm

i am totally on this one, too

it is bad especially lately for how long those spam threads are active...

actually that they appear at all...

sort it out ableton. can't be that hard...
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Post by substance_g » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:40 pm

I agree.

It wouldn't cost much in terms of effort and would really help the image of the forum and support.

Please can we have this for Christmas?
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Post by dave dominey » Sat Dec 08, 2007 9:41 pm

they should do the registered users only thing while they are cleaning also

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Post by Lo-Fi Massahkah » Sat Dec 08, 2007 10:15 pm

dave dominey wrote:they should do the registered users only thing while they are cleaning also
Disagree.

But clear out the porn. That's just offensive.

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