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    As regulars will know, we have recently been getting more spam on the forum than usual. The moderator team has been doing a great job in deleting the stuff and with any luck, most of you will be unaware of the issue.

    In addition to the spam posts, which are reasonably easy to deal with, we are getting a constant stream of spam registrations from bogus users. A careful analysis of these bogus registrations has revealed that over 90% of them are using either the mail.ru or cashette.com email services.

    In order to make our lives easier in administering the forum and to keep your lives spam free, we have decided to ban the use of mail.ru and cashette.com.

    Any user registrations using either of these two services will be deleted without question.

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    After a spate of spam users using the list.ru mail service, this has now also been banned.
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    A few more mail services have now been banned in an atempt to reduce the spam. They are:

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    Another email service added to our banned list:

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