The Great Book Stories project continues to be one of the most successful wiki-based collaborative initiatives I’ve helped start. Its focus is sharing basic digital stories about different books, using the website VoiceThread. This evening, unfortunately, I noticed we’ve had some spam added to the site in past months.
I’m not sure why, but although I created this wiki originally I don’t see security settings so I can restrict access to the pages. I’ve emailed PBworks support and I’m sure they’ll help me straighten this out. This is one of the hazards of leaving a wiki open for public editing. I wish the people who spam wikis like this could find more constructive ways to use their time.
See my post “MediaWiki spam cleanup recap and tutorial” from earlier in the month about lessons learned locking down (partly) a MediaWiki installation for the same reason.
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