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  ASReml  ~  New registrants - delays in activation

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Posted: Fri May 18, 2012 2:18 pm Reply with quote
Site Admin Joined: 22 Feb 2008 Posts: 34
Spam ruins bulletins boards and drives away genuine posters. We've seen a massive increase in the attempts to post spam on our boards; so we took the decision to change to a manual process to activate new users who register for the forums. This prevents the spambots auto-registering and posting spam.

The downside is there can be a day or so delay between a user registering and being activated (this can be longer over a weekend period) - but we believe this is the only way to keep our boards spam free.

We hope you agree, and can be a little patient if your registration is delayed.
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