A new form of Twitter spam?

Since a couple of weeks I have been attracting a new form of spambots. It took me a couple of minutes to realise that the accounts were probably not controlled by humans. Here’s what I get: I receive email that Aurora Santee (@Ritanbrj) favorited one of your Tweets!. The tweet was in Dutch and nothing […]


Finding bad edits in the Open Library catalogue: ideas

Note: this post may be updated to accomodate other ideas or replace ideas. The Open Library catalogue can be edited by anyone. That became a problem when a wave of spam bots had found it last year. Now only users capable of deciphering the captcha can edit. There has always been some spam. I have […]