[WC3] Anti-spam solutions

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Wc3 Anti-spam solutions
Some ideas to get rid of the unstoppable years-long spam that's flooding our channels and our accounts by whisper.

1. Squelching/Ignoring a spambot account that keeps whispering should eventually get muted if it does not stop.

2. Banning users by IP would significantly reduce the amount of spambot accounts in a clan channel (or OP channel).

3. Clan channels should be able to ban more then 200 accounts by raising the limits.

4. Not opening the clan channel if it is in private mode and no one is in it, and memorising the bans even if we leave the channel.

4. Spambot accounts that join and leave channels in less then a second and still are able to leave long messages in the chat should be voided.

5. An option to ignore whispers from starcraft/diablo accounts, that would be permanently saved even if we log off & an option to not let the sc/d2 accounts join our clan channels (as it is on public channels), option that would be saved even if the clan channel is empty.

Thank you.
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They are supposed to be working on "long-term" solutions for this.

What it really means, following their current speed, is that you'll be able to enjoy free w3 channels once your granddaughter gets married.
Pretty sure the nerdlords of spamming have botnets so ipbanning wouldn't fix them, they would fix amateur spammers though.
Result of patch 1.27b:

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Thanks Blizz!
LUL
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just close starcraft or make it so they cant join wc3 channels, its stupid, but more stupid is to take 4 years to fix it.
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Very nice ideas. There are certainly some idiots who abuse the current system with their 100s of starcraft/diablo accounts/bots, and a certain person always wispers me every login about his business and I shall wisper him "bad...".

I think the

5. An option to ignore whispers from starcraft/diablo accounts, that would be permanently saved even if we log off & an option to not let the sc/d2 accounts join our clan channels (as it is on public channels), option that would be saved even if the clan channel is empty.

has a big impact. Those are the flooders in op/clan channels,in diablo 2 and wc3.
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I guess 25 friends in my list will have to do for now ^^
up! more and more clans on @Northrend are being disbanned because of the spammers pushing 24/7 and people can't keep the clan channels closed anymore, I mean at 3am nobody is in the clan channel and it gets automaticaly PUBLIC so 40 bots can take the place of the clan members every morning when we wake up.

More and more people are moving on pirate servers, getting pushed by whisper spam, hoping to find clan channels empty so they can communicate...
It's not only happening on Northrend, but on Azeroth as well.

Here's two screenshots I took. The first is where I entered BNet and found my own clan's channel being filled with spam, hateful, racist messages and the channel is filled with 40 spambots. The second screenshot is me logging in again and seeing the same thing, and actually not even being able to go back into my own clan's channel because it's completely filled (with spam/flood bots).

Screenshot 1: https://s30.postimg.org/l48qheo8x/wc31.png
Screenshot 2: https://s28.postimg.org/ixjw0u73x/wc32.png
up, please don't let chat channels be controlled 100% by hackers
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