Famous spam removal script for Hubzilla which came in handy since mad Ivan Zlax started terrorizing the Fediverse.
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# byezlax
Famous spam removal script for Hubzilla servers which came in handy since mad Ivan Zlax started terrorizing the Fediverse.
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## Usage
Fill the variables in the script or in a seperate `config` file with your database connection details and a valid source for the spammers file. The script will remove all items (posts, comments) and notifications of usernames in that list from your Hubzilla database and deactivates these accounts locally.
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Ivan is known to create one to six accounts daily, spamming posts made by atomjack@joindiaspora.com and people resharing posts made by atomjack@joindiaspora.com, tagging users who liked or reshared these posts and threatening them.
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It is not necessary to create a cronjob for this script because once used, he's disposing these newly created accounts.
## Warnings
Be careful when adding new account names with wildcards to the list. Ivan mimics usernames of other Diaspora\* users. Just adding username@% might remove content from innocent users.
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Don't try to communicate with him. He's going to tell you a story with made-up "facts" to justify his crusade and you'll probably end up in his list of spam targets. He has lost his mind; treat him exactly like that.