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Bug 640693 - empathy needs a way to block icq authorization request spam
empathy needs a way to block icq authorization request spam
Status: RESOLVED DUPLICATE of bug 551911
Product: empathy
Classification: Core
Component: Preferences
Other Linux
: Normal normal
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Assigned To: empathy-maint
Depends on:
Reported: 2011-01-27 06:24 UTC by Jonathan
Modified: 2011-01-27 08:55 UTC
See Also:
GNOME target: ---
GNOME version: ---

Description Jonathan 2011-01-27 06:24:23 UTC
As prevalent as spam icq authorization requests has become, there is need for a way to block them. 

The simplest way would probably be to just auto-discard the requests unless you manually say that they should be accepted for a period.

There are surely more sophisticated ways to do it but this would be quick and simple to implement.

The spam block is needed as people will otherwise just stop using the protocol, or the empathy client.
Comment 1 Frederic Peters 2011-01-27 08:55:34 UTC
Thanks for your report; there is already a discussion about blocking messages in bug 551911.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 551911 ***