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Stop IM Spam Bots In Pidgin With These Two Plugins

Jun 29, 2012, 12:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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If you're constantly getting automated instant messages from spam bots in Pidgin, there are two Pidgin plugins that you can use to block these spam messages or suppress repeated authorization requests which are usually sent from spammers. Pidgin Privacy Please is a plugin that lets you suppress repeated authorization requests, automatically block messages with an automated reply message, block messages or sender using regular expression, a bot check that lets you set up a question and if there's a real user and he replies to the automated question, he is unblocked, and more.

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