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Enable captcha for account creation on Italian Wikipedia
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Author: gigamb

We're noticing a massive registration of fake accounts with random name and no
edits on it.wikipedia (see URL above), probable work of bots.
In order to prevent this further - and fearing a possible automated vandal-fest

  • we'd like to have the "captcha" filter enabled for the registration of new users.

A message will inform the users unable to pass the test to apply to OTRS for

Thank you.

Version: unspecified
Severity: enhancement



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Medium.Nov 21 2014, 9:36 PM
bzimport set Reference to bz9029.
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Have enabled this sitewide recently, so it's there now.

gigamb wrote:

Thank you. Not using often the registration function, I did not notice the change.