I've had to domain block social.xeltica.work due to follow bot spam from dozens of accounts, does anyone know how to get in touch with the admin?
(I'll take a look at trying to send them a message myself after work, just throwing this out there in case anyone knows them)
I've unblocked social.xeltica.work now! Sorry for the inconvenience—if you were following any user there from cybre.space, you'll have to re-follow.
(I would have silenced, but i'm not sure that silence correctly blocks follows / follow-requests)
(if i was thinking ahead, i would have done something more subtle, but I was on my phone and forgot to check if we had legit accounts federated from that instance)
@coleoptera great to know they're working on it! mind keeping an eye on the situation and letting me know when it's resolved?
@nightpool looks like they have suspended new registration and frozen all of the single-character accounts that were just mass-following, and will block the IP when they can, so hopefully that instance should be ok
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