No longer warning before suspending spamming accounts?

Asked by Eliah Kagan

Are users whose accounts are used to post spam (or whose identity is forged in email headers), who had previously contributed legitimate, non-spam content, no longer being warned and asked to secure their email and Launchpad accounts, before suspending their accounts?

I'm not making an argument for what the policy ought to be (I can see advantages and disadvantages of either approach), but recent abrupt account suspensions have made me wonder what it currently is.

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Best Henning Eggers (henninge) said :

Whenever an account is misused for spam, it will be suspended, correct. Suspending an account is the quickest way for us to stop spam from polluting our pages and it can easily be reactivated on the user's request.

Even if the identity was only forged in email headers (which is the most common case, actually), the fact that they post spam to a specific bug or question shows that the attacker also has historic email information about the user. This I would interpret to be a virus on the user's machine which needs to be removed first.

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Eliah Kagan (degeneracypressure) said :

Thanks Henning Eggers, that solved my question.