How can I contact the person who posts unwanted messages

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How can I contact the person who posts unwanted messages on my
Frontpage discussion forum. I want to tell them to stop, as I have to
delete their posts every few days.

My forum is english language but they link to a Romanian website.
There is no "contact us" on that page. My forum is topic is
statistics, their page is about tourism.

This is the HTML header of their posts:

Header of remanian post
<meta HTTP-EQUIV="Content-Type" CONTENT="text/html;
<title>Anunturi Imobiliare Romania Tulcea Delta Dunarii Cazare Chirie
Cumpar Vand</title>
<meta NAME="description" CONTENT="Anunturi imobiliare gratuite din
Romania, pagina principala( de ca(utare s,i ada(ugare anunt,uri">
<meta NAME="charset" CONTENT="ISO-8859-2">
<meta NAME="language" CONTENT="RO">
<meta NAME="revisit-after" CONTENT="2 days">
<meta NAME="keywords"
<link REL="STYLESHEET" HREF="/imobiliare.css" TYPE="text/css">

This is the post as displayed in my browser:

Vand Teren in Bucuresti Adresa: herastrau vis-a-vis cartierul francez
Pretul: 1200

From: litoral tourism agroturism
Date: 7/16/2005
Time: 10:46:13 AM

__________ __________ NRanunt : 314 Actiune :
Vand Tip : Casa Judetul : Constanta Adresa : Sat MAMAIA intre ghiol si
canal c-ta EURO-Pretul : 160000 ANUNTUL : vind casa p 1 pe 215 m si
teren pina la 2100 m sitoata in SAT MAMAIA INTRE GHIOL SI CANALUL
SAU MOBIL 0720121704 PUBLICAT pe : 2005-05-24 __________ __________

__________ __________ NRanunt : 315 Actiune :
Vand Tip : Apartament 2 Camere Judetul : Bucuresti Adresa :
Bucuresti-Titan-Billa EURO-Pretul : 28000 ANUNTUL : ITAN-BILA CONF 1
10/10, BLOC MIXT PRET 28000 E DISCUTABIL.TEL: (021) 3452622/0727172752
PUBLICAT pe : 2005-05-25 __________ __________

__________ __________ NRanunt : 316 Actiune :
Vand Tip : Apartament 2 Camere Judetul : Bucuresti Adresa : CODRII
MIXT, PRET 28000 E DISCUTABIL. TEL:(021) 3452622/0727172752 PUBLICAT
pe : 2005-05-25 __________ __________

__________ __________ NRanunt : 317 Actiune :
Vand Tip : Teren Judetul : Bucuresti Adresa : herastrau vis-a-vis
cartierul francez EURO-Pretul : 1200 ANUNTUL : Suprafata totala este
de 400 mp, teren liber cu posibilitate utilitati (gaze, apa,
canalizare, curent electric). Tel. : 021/6347428 0720109975
S.C.GALAXIA SRG (RAZVAN SANDU) PUBLICAT pe : 2005-05-27 __________ __________

end of post

Help will be appreciated,
Stan Hilliard

Re: How can I contact the person who posts unwanted messages

Stan Hilliard wrote:

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I'd like to invite your attention to the second of these three 'meta' tags.

I don't know if this is a valid e-mail address, other than it takes the
'official' form of 'user@server.tld', which makes it valid from a technical

A quick check across google and the g-mail servers might offer some insight.
Even if that turns out not to be the case, perhaps an e-mail to that
address asking that postings to your forum cease and desist might be of
some use, if only for its shock value.

Otherwise, analyze your traffice and sign-in logs for repeat sign-in
attempts at the times you notice the posts.

Good luck.

Re: How can I contact the person who posts unwanted messages

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I assume the discussion forum is a web-based forum.  Doesn't your forum
software log the IP address of who submits posts?  From that you should
be able to find the ISP and report them.

Barry Margolin,
Arlington, MA
*** PLEASE post questions in newsgroups, not directly to me ***

Re: How can I contact the person who posts unwanted messages says...
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In reality you can't contact them. Unless they are posting from their
home address, using a real account name, then there is little that you
can do. If you have a valid email/IP address for them you can contact
their ISP and maybe get something done.

If your website doesn't require registration to POST, then you've made a
mistake, to post you should require registration.

You can also set the site to block that IP address - and many message
boards also provide for IP/User blocking in their administration pages.

If you can't block them by IP/User, and if you don't have control of the
administrative functions of your board, and you don't want to require
registration to post, then you're going to have to live with
unacceptable posts.

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