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Bugs, Issues, and Changelog, #2 Anonymous Board owner 10/21/2021 (Thu) 06:34:30 No.15218
This is the second thread in which you post about things you notice that are wrong that aren't "it's slow". If something is fixed or changed, it'll be posted here. Previous thread: >>18
I wanted to post two images, which are 7MB and 6MB respectively. Around 13MB together.
We have just confirmed that one of our backup domains - anoncafe.org - was suspended by its upstream registrar. Neither we nor the provider that sold the domain to us received any notification that this had happened; we only noticed because the Let's Encrypt process that renews the certificate was failing to confirm the anoncafe.org domain. The exact time that the domain was suspended and the reason for its suspension are unknown to us. When we asked them, the provider that sold us the domain told us: >Domain suspended by registry (not us) and we cannot help, sorry. >We don't know about, they never notify about suspension. Sorry. Therefore, we will have to consider the anoncafe.org domain to be burned. It has been removed from our front page. Do not use or trust the anoncafe.org domain from now on. Anon.cafe's fallback file has been updated to point out that the domain anoncafe.org is no longer valid. This file explains what you should do if the site is subject to attacks, and provides a way for you to verify whether messages you see are legit or not. Please save the file to your computer now and make sure that you verify it (especially the Bitcoin address it was signed with) against the previous version that you also downloaded: https://anon.cafe/special_static/anoncafe_fallback.txt Our other domains anon.cafe and anoncafe.co are still working as normal for the moment. Our hidden service address at http://tew7tfz7dvv4tsom45z2wseql7kwfxnc77btftzssaskdw22oa5ckbqd.onion is also working.
>>15332 Sorry, but I had to.
/loomis/ doesn't have the "no cookies" captcha link when posting. I had to go to other pages just to find that link.
>>15332 Well that's some shit. I realize it doesn't matter right now but have you considered https://njal.la/ SO? They allegedly have anonymity and privacy protection for domains, albeit they are a little more expensive.
>>15332 Thanks for the heads-up, Admin. I presume some kind of nefarious globalist-kikery is afoot again? I've saved the file and will let others know too.
>>15360 Even worse, the quick reply captcha always fails for me.
>>15360 Spam the reply button. you can get multiple captchas required.
These forms are a big big mess.
We're back from a spot of downtime caused by something on our provider's end, likely internal networking. It's fixed now, so we're back.
>>15418 Glad to see it Admin, thanks for the update.
>>15418 I was worried. Glad to see the site back.
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>>15418 >We're back from a spot of downtime caused by something on our provider's end, likely internal networking. Thoughts on opening a twitter or ripcord account for site annoucements or unexpected downtime? Could help for people to get daily updates outside of anon.cafe.
>>15425 We already have a Fediverse account at https://freespeechextremist.com/anoncafe
Hey friend, I've been modding and administering several boards in here and other webring sites. I've not really been super active as an admin, but I do browse practically every time I get the time to. I'd like to ask for volunteer permissions, as I've noticed that several wojak spammers / CP guys / green pass bots keep posting even on non active boards and I'd like to lend a hand in the cleanup process. Let me know if I can be added in and I'll reply with the account I use on this site. Much love to you friend.
>>15426 >needs javascript ehh
>>15432 It's not insane spam and mostly manageable I think >green pass bots No those are the same people, not bots. As in, the same people that spam change IPs and complain about the imaginary bots to confuse people. When it's just them anyway which they then use to weasel in to a mod position to maybe steal user IPs and ifno via there after fatigue set in to both users and chan owners >Much love to you friend. Whatttttttttttttttttttttttttt?
We're back from another spot of downtime, this one caused by our own server. A nasty little dependency resolution issue caused updates to enter a bad state that managed to interfere with the LynxChan service. The problem has been repaired and we're back up. Apologies for the interruption.
>>15443 Thanks dude.
After a little addon development, Anon.cafe is now running a global autoban system to help combat spam. It is unlikely that you will be caught up in the system's dragnet, but if you are please feel free to appeal the ban. This system operates globally only, and its parameters are under administration control; Board Owners, Global Volunteers, etc. do not have the ability to change the keyword list, so please don't pester them about it.
>>15453 Can we see the keyword list?
>>15454 No; we're forcing spammers to attempt to modify their payloads by trial and error, and in so doing make it more troublesome to spam Anon.cafe. The only way we can think of for a legitimate poster to be hit by an autoban is to be parodying a spam post so closely that it's practically the real thing, or for them to post a hashbanned picture (all of which are in any case would get you banned).
>>15453 You should add all of those COVID documents spam posts to the keywords
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>the spammers accidentally appealed their ban >>15456 We're updating parameters as we go. There will be a bit of back-and-forth as we swat their various payloads. There's always going to be a trickle that makes it through the system; we're just making it so that they have to work harder for their pittance.
>>15457 Godspeed Admins, your efforts are much appreciated! :^) >t. bunker BO
Back from another spot of downtime, this one caused by kind.moe's HTTPS certificate suddenly changing to what looks like a domain parker or other shady domain, causing an uncaught exception that crashed our LynxChan worker processes. We've blacklisted them from our webring plugin and removed them from our spider cache, so we're back. Apologies for the interruption.
>>15461 Wait, another site going down brings us down too? How does that happen?
>>15463 It is a very silly thing to have happen, yes. The webring addon we use isn't exactly bulletproof, and neither is LynxChan's worker process management. The webring addon doesn't catch the particular HTTPS exception thrown by a name mismatch, this crashes the worker running it, and LynxChan didn't restart it.
It seems the webring addon found another way to crash LynxChan's workers, but did not produce very much useful output to help us narrow down or reproduce the issue, so there is little we can do except do more logging and see what we catch. Apologies for another interruption.
>>15465 I mean, it's fine. Just do your best with the site and we'll be here
Can someone try to upload a PNG? I keep getting that it is an unsupported format when I try.
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We had a spot of downtime there because our host performed maintenance on the part of their infrastructure that housed us, but the maintenance ran over-time. We're back.
We've noticed more posters who are being forced to split their longer posts up. As such, the 5,120 character limit per post has been increased to 20,000 characters.
>We've noticed more posters who are being forced to split their longer posts up. As such, the 5,120 character limit per post has been increased to 20,000 characters. Thank you jesus
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>>15492 Appreciated.
>MongoError: Argument to $skip cannot be negative help i can't post
there was ID I saw that was able to be filtered on /k/ but it seems to be before it fully loaded. is there a add on that I need to filter by id (ip and or useragent?)?
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>>15519 I cannot understand your question, so I will answer what I think your question is. If you have JavaScript enabled in your browser, you may filter by ID by clicking the crossed circle icon and selecting the Filter id option. This won't appear if you do not have JavaScript enabled in your browser. Useragent strings are not involved in the calculation of IDs; only IP address and thread number is used to calculate the hash from which IDs are taken.
>>15520 thankyou.
>>15520 One more question. are the posts of boards that have activated post id that does not have post id, are they BO or mods?
>>15522 On boards with post IDs enabled, those without an ID are either using the onion relay, or they are from before IDs were enabled since the feature does not reveal prior history to users.
I noticed that a specific node of mullvad VPN had been banned that I mentioned in the appeal but will not expand on further. I believe this to be a specific and targeted attack on that node but I have no proof on the matter. I have since changed to a new "standard node" for consistency, but I would still request that said node be unbanned in a few weeks' time since that is the node with the highest fidelity for me and the spammer should go away in due time justifying the node's unbanning.
>>15550 >said node be unbanned in a few weeks t.spammer Kys mudslime
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>>15551 Anon I have regularly used that node to post on anon.cafe for the last six or seven months. As I said I have moved to a different node. That one was the best one for streams because of fidelity, however it's not as if it's a great loss if I have to use a different one.
>>15550 We don't publicly comment on particular bans, but we would like to thank you for wording your ban appeal so politely.
>>15218 Tor daemon needs a restart

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