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Topic: 9/17/06 - Holy PORN! Batman!  (Read 23699 times)
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« on: September 17, 2006 06:47:40 PM »

Oh lord! Someone signed up for Craftster today and posted a bunch of really... ummm... DIGUSTING pornographic pictures! And then they proceeded to send them via Private Message to lots and lots of members!

I'm so sorry about this everyone. This is one of the big 'ol downsides of the Internet!

This member was banned by one of the Global Moderators. (Thank you sweets4ever!) And I've gone and deleted the PM from the database so hopefull it's GONE from all your Inboxes.

I don't know quite how I can prevent this from happening. But for now I've flipped on a switch that says no one can send a Private Message until they've posted 10 times on Craftster.

Of course, some spammer could easily get around this... But this should make it a little harder at least.

I'll keep looking into what else I can do to prevent this from happening again!!!

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There some updated news on this issue! Click here to read about it:
http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=121414.0
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« Reply #1 on: September 17, 2006 06:53:22 PM »

Oh, wow. Thanks for keeping us safe and secure! You rock so much!
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« Reply #2 on: September 17, 2006 06:56:46 PM »

That was a very bad email!! I was glad my kids weren't around when I opened that one!!
Thanks so much for caring about us!! You rule!! Kiss
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« Reply #3 on: September 17, 2006 07:03:16 PM »

Yeah, thanks.
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« Reply #4 on: September 17, 2006 07:23:01 PM »

oh thank goodness that was icky!
i'm fairly new to craftster and was really hoping this doesn't happen often, and i'm sure glad it doesn't. thank you leah and this global moderator!
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« Reply #5 on: September 17, 2006 07:23:40 PM »

I'm so sorry as well, guys!

I got notification as soon as he started posting and I nabbed his 7 posts and banned him immediately.  Unfortunately, he had already PM'd lots & lots of folks.
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« Reply #6 on: September 17, 2006 07:24:05 PM »

thank you so much, it shocked me when I opened it.

You rock! Kiss
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« Reply #7 on: September 17, 2006 07:34:18 PM »

thank you so much, it shocked me when I opened it.

You rock! Kiss

I think it shocked my fiance when he walked into the office and I had both monitors up and full of "it" - 7 times!  lol...  Lucy had some explaining to do!   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: September 17, 2006 07:44:29 PM »

Why do people do this, anyway? Is it the cyberspace version of the infamous trenchcoat-clad flasher in the park? The answer could be some graduate student's psychology thesis....
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« Reply #9 on: September 17, 2006 07:56:06 PM »

Thanks for taking care of it so quickly! 
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