This is a great idea to fight spambots.

Discussion in 'Computer Programming, Emulation, and Game Modding' started by Rydian, Jan 9, 2013.

  1. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

    Feb 4, 2010
    United States
    Cave Entrance, Watching Cyan Write Letters

    Using the default "activation" link as the "delete this" link that comes first, while using a different URL to actually activate.

    I mean it'd only work until some human caught on and changed the scripts they're selling, but then it could be changed again.
  2. Satangel

    Satangel BEAST

    Nov 27, 2006
    Bruges, Belgium
    I would get my account deleted so many times then.... I just blind click the first link in that mail everytime, too lazy to read.
    If they do this, they better send a big message to me first!
    porkiewpyne likes this.
  3. Cyan

    Cyan GBATemp's lurking knight

    Global Moderator
    Oct 27, 2002
    Engine room, learning
    I'm sure spambots are learning.
    If they see that validating the first link doesn't grant them access to the forum, they will register again and try the second link.
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