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#kolab on freenode is getting spammed
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You may be aware that freenode has been suffering from a massive spam wave for over a week. Our channel, #kolab, is directly affected by this: it is drowning in hundreds of spam messages every day. Normal conversation is next to impossible.

A simple way to keep the spam out is to set the channel mode to +r so only registered users can write messages. Other channels have long adopted this practice. Please consider doing the same.

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sicherha created this task.Aug 8 2018, 12:00 PM
sicherha raised the priority of this task from 40 to Unbreak Now!.
sicherha closed this task as Resolved.Aug 13 2018, 12:32 PM
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The channel mode has been set to +C +r +s, which should put an end to the spamming.

Alternatively /invite Sigyn and make it an op, that's what we did in the SuperTuxKart channel. Also we auto-give voice after about 20 seconds using a bot, Sigyn will kill the bots before that.