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GeneralA Plan for Spam (Re: A sign of new TV spammers attack) Pin
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Sergey Alexandrovich Kryukov1-Jan-13 6:50
mvpSergey Alexandrovich Kryukov1-Jan-13 6:50 
I agree. My thinking was: human check up is always unavoidable, so the solution lies in automation of the analysis/detection and easy and fast application of appropriate measures.

By a simple example: right now, the distance between seeing the first spam artifact and just reporting is too long: one needs to chain all posts related to the spotted post: see the accounts, all posts from the owner of the accounts, all "answers", accounts of the authors of the "answers", and so on, until one collects the complete closure of the initial set of artifacts. This is what I really do, sometimes.

This closure could have only the initially spotted post and offender's account, but there are cases when it is much bigger than that. If one deletes the posts prematurely, the problem of collecting the full set will not be solved, because some of the URLs are lost. At the same time, solving just this part automatically is simple enough. We can have the solution where only the initial spotting of the offending post is required, and all the related information is collected automatically and presented in one place without duplicates. It may create false positive (an accounts of naive members responding to spammer's post, for example Smile | :) ), which can be excluded by a human on the last step when a final decision to remove posts and account is made.

I did not even discuss the possibility of Bayesian filters, which population is be human-driven. The filtering itself gives you false positives and false negatives. False negatives (non-detected spam) could be compensated by members; false positives — by human intervention on the last stage of the final decision.

This is what I think. If can be refined and further detailed and will need especially thorough planning, but here is the thing: I'm afraid to say that not doing this development may grow more expensive than doing. See what's going on?

Thank you,
—SA
Sergey A Kryukov

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GeneralTV Livestreaming Spammers starts now-till next morning Pin
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