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Topic # 111330 30-Oct-2012 16:51 Send private message

It seems that I cannot post replies or send messages from outside New Zealand.

I tried to find this restriction from the Forum Usage Guidelines but I don't see it.

May anyone clarify?

Thanks.

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  Reply # 709285 30-Oct-2012 16:58 Send private message

There are a handful of countries where posting isn't permitted from because of prolific spammers.


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  Reply # 709323 30-Oct-2012 18:11 Send private message

I won't post the list of blocked countries, sorry - really a case of "security by obscurity". While we use more than one method to identify spammers (Cloudflare, Project Honeypot, StopForumSpam, country blocking) we don't want to give the list so people get ideas...

One become trusted basically by meeting with one of the mods - be it in business, or in a Geekzone Pizza, etc... We also give Trusted status to those that represent their companies in our forums (obviously not the spammers).





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