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Dear mobloggers,

We seem to be under a weird yet sustained attack at the moment from spambots adding random inappropriate comments to posts all over the site. We are doing our best to remove them as they come up but it would really help if you could adjust your privacy settings so that only registered users can comment on your blogs. This will help keep your lovely blogs nice and spam-free until we can find a better way to fight back.

To change your settings, go to "Profile" > "Privacy" > "Who can comment on my blog" switch to "registered users only".

Cheers!
Spiderbaby
2nd Jul 2011, 23:36  

Twiglet says:

I did it just ahead of this item yesterday when it got silly. Bloody nuisance though : (

3rd Jul 2011, 08:20

Spiderbaby says:

I only changed my settings last night too. I'd much rather keep them open if possible but hopefully this will calm down soon.

That being said, and I don't want to speak to soon, it's almost eerily normal on the front page this morning. Maybe spambots rest on a Sunday :)

3rd Jul 2011, 09:31

nige says:

I changed mine. Thanks for the email SB :)

3rd Jul 2011, 10:11

Viv says:

I don't like it either - but if it works it's worth it :)

3rd Jul 2011, 11:52

Dhamaka says:

Done and what a shame. I hope we can open them again soon :/

3rd Jul 2011, 18:40

rhys says:

Good shout.

3rd Jul 2011, 20:23

EJ says:

Done

3rd Jul 2011, 22:41

Spiderbaby says:

I hope we can open things up again soon too. Though when you change your settings back, it might be an idea to keep a closer eye on things to begin with to see if the problem comes back.

4th Jul 2011, 07:18

taniwha says:

It was a very weird thing. Changed mine. Thanks for raising this.

4th Jul 2011, 09:58

Twiglet says:

Yay! We're back... I haven't been able to get on to moblog this week!

6th Jul 2011, 16:47

crickson says:

Wooooo!

*runs around excitedly*

WE'RE BACK!

6th Jul 2011, 17:18

taniwha says:

Back and fast!

6th Jul 2011, 19:08

Spiderbaby says:

And self-aware... Let's hope it's in a good mood :)

6th Jul 2011, 19:10

Viv says:

Twiglet - the server died - but after much work by Mat, it eventually ressurected :)

Work on new server still progressing...

6th Jul 2011, 23:15

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