Spam on Launchpad (amhnews)

Asked by YannUbuntu on 2012-01-14

Spammer : Andi Muhammad Harpianto ( )

Example of spam :

This user creates branch adding a spam (index.html with links such as ) and proposes it for merge to random Launchpad projects.

Please do something.

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This question was originally filed as bug #916483.

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Curtis Hovey (sinzui) said :

The is not a defect in Launchpad code.

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Curtis Hovey (sinzui) said :

amhnews did cause problems in November of 2011. He his account reactivated on 2011-11-17 after he apologised.

I do not see any current merge proposals, did he propose to merge that branch to merge? I see he imported the branch on 2012-01-06, but the problem revision is from the period that he was suspended. I think he needs to be reminded that the branch was among the ones that we considered inappropriate. He can fix the git branch, or remove the delete the import.

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YannUbuntu (yannubuntu) said :

I canceled his merge proposal last year, but still this spam appears in the following page of my project:

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Aaron Bentley (abentley) said :

I have suspended the user, but cannot delete the branch myself. I have asked an admin to do so.

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