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#1 2019-05-05 19:09:39

Slabdrill
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how does the link filter work?

i wanted to post https://www.google.com/search?q=rng in response to KALEB: whats RNG

but it didnt let me


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#2 2019-05-05 19:12:31

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Re: how does the link filter work?

I think it searches for stuff like http://, https://, .com, .net and maybe others. It also banned imgur but I don't think they banned google


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#3 2019-05-05 19:37:31

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Re: how does the link filter work?

small amount of science: stops your message from going through with "<letter>.<letter>", "http", "img", "www.", and "://", and it has priority before checking if the thing you typed was a command.

Not fully answered yet because there's probably more triggers.


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#4 2019-05-05 21:13:16

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Re: how does the link filter work?

^these thigns doesnt need tocheck if its a command since commands start with / alos it should be chnaged a bit even posting a fourm link isn tpossible and i cant see anythign bad behind forum links


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#5 2019-05-05 21:20:40

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Re: how does the link filter work?

Slabdrill wrote:

<letter>.<letter>

Slabdrill wrote:

img

Slabdrill wrote:

://

honestly this is really retarded, like holy ****
this is roblox chat level of retarded (at some point they started censoring literally every word that can be interpreted in a bad way)
if you fixed the issue with spam bots, why is this filter still in place?
have you considered that a false positive is much more probable for some most of these cases? (for example, o.o and :// text emojis, "img" used to shorten "image")

this solution is cheap and annoying and doesnt fix much because anyone can dodge these filters (and this thread is literally proof to that because people are actively trying to figure it out now)
the fact that a message that triggered the filter simply doesnt send (instead of being sent with *'s or showing up a message saying "error: links in chat not allowed") makes it even worse
im disappointed and angry


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#6 2019-06-21 18:13:46

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Re: how does the link filter work?

I have found that "pastebin" is a censored phrase.


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#7 2019-06-21 18:33:58

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Re: how does the link filter work?

imgur is banned but Imgur isn't


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#8 2019-06-21 19:36:50

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Re: how does the link filter work?

I love censorship. Welcome to China 2.0.

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#9 2019-06-21 19:40:03

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Re: how does the link filter work?

Can we remove this retarded **** already or ask patreons to do a boycott until it is removed

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#10 2019-06-21 22:26:17

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Re: how does the link filter work?

this literally killed the only thing i still could get from ee. Chatting with friends. Links are like 30% of conversations

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#11 2019-06-21 22:27:22

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Re: how does the link filter work?

The danger's probably passed now. They could disable it until the next bunch of spam.


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#12 2019-06-21 23:22:03

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Re: how does the link filter work?

Gosha wrote:

this literally killed the only thing i still could get from ee. Chatting with friends. Links are like 30% of conversations

http://how-are.youdoing/lol

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