The current freenode spambot attack also hits the #ros channel. Since the spam happens the whole day it would be nice if an op could take care of things there.
I put the channel (
#ros) in moderated mode (
+m). I gave voice (
+v) to people I had seen before and operator status to a few others (
+o). I’m not sure what else to do for now. The spammer’s rotate nicknames so fast, I can’t moderate it manually.
Thank you, this is much better. Lets hope that we can unset moderated soon.
Another channel I’m in has set +q $~a which disallows unidentified users to speak - not saying that this is better…
Could someone please update the channel topic? It is currently set to:
Freenode is being spammed, message OP’s for +v (…)
The channel is no longer set to moderated (+m) which is why the topic is confusing. Also the register only (+r) mode might not be needed anymore.
Sorry it took me so long, but I finally remove +r from the channel and updated the topic. Looks like FreeNode has server side spam filtering now.