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The associated page is used by the MediaWiki Spam Blacklist extension, and lists regular expressions which cannot be used in URLs in any page in Wikimedia Foundation projects (as well as many external wikis). Any Meta administrator can edit the spam blacklist; either manually or with SBHandler. For more information on what the spam blacklist is for, and the processes used here, please see Spam blacklist/About.

Proposed additions
Please provide evidence of spamming on several wikis. Spam that only affects a single project should go to that project's local blacklist. Exceptions include malicious domains and URL redirector/shortener services. Please follow this format. Please check back after submitting your report, there could be questions regarding your request.
Proposed removals
Please check our list of requests which repeatedly get declined. Typically, we do not remove domains from the spam blacklist in response to site-owners' requests. Instead, we de-blacklist sites when trusted, high-volume editors request the use of blacklisted links because of their value in support of our projects. Please consider whether requesting whitelisting on a specific wiki for a specific use is more appropriate - that is very often the case.
Other discussion
Troubleshooting and problems - If there is an error in the blacklist (i.e. a regex error) which is causing problems, please raise the issue here.
Discussion - Meta-discussion concerning the operation of the blacklist and related pages, and communication among the spam blacklist team.
#wikimedia-external-linksconnect - Real-time IRC chat for co-ordination of activities related to maintenance of the blacklist.
Whitelists
There is no global whitelist, so if you are seeking a whitelisting of a url at a wiki then please address such matters via use of the respective Mediawiki talk:Spam-whitelist page at that wiki, and you should consider the use of the template {{edit protected}} or its local equivalent to get attention to your edit.

Please sign your posts with ~~~~ after your comment. This leaves a signature and timestamp so conversations are easier to follow.


Completed requests are marked as {{added}}/{{removed}} or {{declined}}, and are generally archived quickly. Additions and removals are logged · current log 2024/02.

SpBot archives all sections tagged with {{Section resolved|1=~~~~}} after 7 days and sections whose most recent comment is older than 7 days.

Proposed additions[edit]

This section is for proposing that a website be blacklisted; add new entries at the bottom of the section, using the basic URL so that there is no link (example.com, not http://www.example.com). Provide links demonstrating widespread spamming by multiple users on multiple wikis. Completed requests will be marked as {{added}} or {{declined}} and archived.

annuaire-mairie.fr[edit]



Already banned from wikipedia FR and EN. Vandalizes Wikipedia pages around the world, pretending to be an official government site, which is not the case. Disguised advertising for a private company, condemned by the french courts. --Torrora (talk) 12:48, 21 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

A reduction of the links to that domain is reasonable. However, at dewiki we are not convinced that a general blocking of that website is a good way to solve this, see w:de:WP:SBL#annuaire-mairie.fr.
So if the Domain will be blacklisted globally, please don't delete the occurrencies in dewiki, because we would add the domain to the local whitelist. -- seth (talk) 07:48, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

sepatuindonesia.com[edit]



Crosswiki-Spam with multiple accounts, see spamcheck. --Count Count (talk) 05:37, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Count Count: Added Added to Spam blacklist. --Johannnes89 (talk) 09:46, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

councildirect.com.au[edit]



, see spamcheck.



, see spamcheck.

33Linh (talk) 11:54, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

woxikon.co.nz[edit]



excessive xwiki spam - XXBlackburnXx (talk) 03:58, 24 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@XXBlackburnXx: Added Added to Spam blacklist. -- — billinghurst sDrewth 10:30, 25 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Trendyreplicas.com[edit]



Cross-wiki spam, see sc. Wutsje (talk) 00:18, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Wutsje: Added Added to Spam blacklist as stem -- — billinghurst sDrewth 21:35, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

jun88.*[edit]





Cross-wiki spam, cf. jun88.dev, jun88.land, and jun88.tv. --Wutsje (talk) 18:22, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@COIBot/LinkReports: Added Added to Spam blacklist as stem. -- — billinghurst sDrewth 21:36, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

thepopularpost.com[edit]



started to be cross-wiki spammed by a LTA [1]. spamming on at least enwiki, bnwiki, hiwiki, tewiki - Tehonk (talk) 20:10, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Tehonk: Added Added to Spam blacklist. -- — billinghurst sDrewth 21:50, 26 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

fuiads.com[edit]



 — billinghurst sDrewth 22:34, 27 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Billinghurst: Added Added to Spam blacklist. -- — billinghurst sDrewth 22:34, 27 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

webasha.com[edit]



crosswiki spam [2][3] --Johannnes89 (talk) 09:44, 28 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

@Johannnes89: Added Added to Spam blacklist. --Johannnes89 (talk) 09:44, 28 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

aoglp.com[edit]



Gambling spam - XXBlackburnXx (talk) 00:25, 29 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Appears usurped, though no active uses have been found on any project. XXBlackburnXx (talk) 00:34, 29 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Proposed additions (Bot reported)[edit]

This section is for domains which have been added to multiple wikis as observed by a bot.

These are automated reports, please check the records and the link thoroughly, it may report good links! For some more info, see Spam blacklist/Help#COIBot_reports. Reports will automatically be archived by the bot when they get stale (less than 5 links reported, which have not been edited in the last 7 days, and where the last editor is COIBot).

Sysops
  • If the report contains links to less than 5 wikis, then only add it when it is really spam
  • Otherwise just revert the link-additions, and close the report; closed reports will be reopened when spamming continues
  • To close a report, change the LinkStatus template to closed ({{LinkStatus|closed}})
  • Please place any notes in the discussion section below the HTML comment

COIBot[edit]

The LinkWatchers report domains meeting the following criteria:

  • When a user mainly adds this link, and the link has not been used too much, and this user adds the link to more than 2 wikis
  • When a user mainly adds links on one server, and links on the server have not been used too much, and this user adds the links to more than 2 wikis
  • If ALL links are added by IPs, and the link is added to more than 1 wiki
  • If a small range of IPs have a preference for this link (but it may also have been added by other users), and the link is added to more than 1 wiki.
COIBot's currently open XWiki reports
List Last update By Site IP R Last user Last link addition User Link User - Link User - Link - Wikis Link - Wikis
vrsystems.ru 2023-06-27 15:51:16 COIBot 195.24.68.17 192.36.57.94
193.46.56.178
194.71.126.227
93.99.104.93
2070-01-01 05:00:00 4 4

Proposed removals[edit]

This section is for proposing that a website be unlisted; please add new entries at the bottom of the section. Use a suitable 3rd level heading and display the domain name as per this example {{LinkSummary|targetdomain.com}}. Please do not add the protocol part of domain name, eg. http

Remember to provide the specific domain blacklisted, links to the articles they are used in or useful to, and arguments in favour of unlisting. Completed requests will be marked as {{removed}} or {{declined}} and archived.

See also recurring requests for repeatedly proposed (and refused) removals.

Notes:

  • The addition or removal of a domain from the blacklist is not a vote; please do not bold the first words in statements.
  • This page is for the removal of domains from the global blacklist, not for removal of domains from the ===blacklists of individual wikis. For those requests please take your discussion to the pertinent wiki, where such requests would be made at Mediawiki talk:Spam-blacklist at that wiki. Search spamlists — remember to enter any relevant language code

placidway.com[edit]



— The preceding unsigned comment was added by Anasjk (talk) 17:32, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]
 Declined. @Anasjk per Spam blacklist/About#Requests for delisting we de-blacklist sites when trusted, high-volume editors request the use of blacklisted links because of their value in support of our projects. The link has been blacklisted per Talk:Spam blacklist/Archives/2015-09#placidway.com, there appears to be no reason to change this. If enwiki wants to use it, they could still whitelist the link locally, but I don't think you can convince local admins to do that. --Johannnes89 (talk) 17:46, 22 February 2024 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Troubleshooting and problems[edit]

This section is for comments related to problems with the blacklist (such as incorrect syntax or entries not being blocked), or problems saving a page because of a blacklisted link. This is not the section to request that an entry be unlisted (see Proposed removals above).

Discussion[edit]

This section is for discussion of Spam blacklist issues among other users.