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spam blacklist should replace blacklisted links with a safe special page
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Author: cbm.wikipedia

If a spam blacklisted link is already included in a page, the spam filter should replace it with a link to a safe special page. The special page would say, "This link has been disabled." and have a link to return to the referring article. This would mean that links already in the saved page (or links that appear because of other bugs in the spam filter) are less of a threat.



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bzimport raised the priority of this task from to Low.Nov 21 2014, 10:27 PM
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mike.lifeguard+bugs wrote:

This would also serve as additional explanation for users, and could be harnessed to get them to help clean up remaining spam, particularly if a (semi-)automated tool to do so can be fashioned.

Change 118636 had a related patch set uploaded by Jackmcbarn:
Unlink/remove blacklisted links during parse

Change 118636 abandoned by Jackmcbarn:
Unlink/remove blacklisted links during parse

Due to performance concerns