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Offline Nemo492

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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #15 on: December 19, 2014, 09:17:10 PM »
Hi 11august and all !

Since we added a simple question below the Captcha, no more spamming has occured.

We do need an SMF upgrade in the next few days, but the forum shall remain alive as is.
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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #16 on: December 20, 2014, 04:36:34 PM »
Dear loyal members,

To avoid perpetual spamming and eventually hacking, like OTF rightly said, we need to upgrade the SMF to its latest stable version.

It will take some time as we are also planning to change the hosting.

In the meantime, all guests access have been disable and new registrations will become impossible in a near future.

After the new SMF version will be installed on the new host, I will delete all the inactive and "zero posts" members accounts.

While there little if no news in this "drone saga", it's still our hope that one day something new will surface, hoax or not hoax.

A special BIG thank to Anthony for all this hard work during all these years, keeping the site and forum alive in spite of all the difficulties.

Tonio

Is there any chance of opening up Guest access for a short window? For a few days, maybe just before the proposed conversion?
I would like to run a webcrawler to make a static mirror of the site.
But such software (at least the software I have) will NOT function unless guest access is enabled.
(ie will not accept credentials).

You have a wonderful collection of research here, I too would like to preserve the information should anything unpredictable occur.

Thanks
Calikid

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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2014, 10:05:58 AM »
Hi Calikid !
Since our solution succeded to prevent false registrations,
this forum shall be open again, once the SMF upgrade is performed.
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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #18 on: December 24, 2014, 04:41:40 PM »
Hi Calikid !
Since our solution succeded to prevent false registrations,
this forum shall be open again, once the SMF upgrade is performed.

Thanks for the update Nemo.
I'll watch for it.

"False reg.", is a big problem that's forced my staff at TOP Forum to disable automated regisration. 
Everything done by eMail these days.
Between the Chinese and Russians trying to hack the site to plant drive-by malware, and the SPAMMERS wanting to Blog their products, it is almost a full time job limiting the site to legitimate members.  :P

Best of luck with the upgrade.



add note:  BTW, stopped in Monday.  Got 404 Error.  Heart attack! <g>  Glad it was only temporary.
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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #19 on: January 05, 2015, 09:27:41 PM »
The forum is up and public, thanks OliCat !

New registrations are not allowed.
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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #20 on: January 06, 2015, 12:05:31 AM »
Nice! , thanks Olicat

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Re: Can anyone create a snapshot of this site (DRT not shutting down)
« Reply #21 on: January 14, 2015, 06:18:25 AM »
Great to see the droneteam live on!