I'm putting mstdn.io in approval mode to get rid of these fucking spammers. We'll see how it goes.


"Why do you want to join?
This will help us review your application"

@angristan I insist there's should be some automated way to prevent spam (particularly, one that doesn't harm most legitimate use cases)

@angristan like, they all just have something in common, like maybe HTTP request headers or IP ranges or something

@espectalll no, they use real browsers from many random ISPs with valid email addresses...

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