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I had two spam edits from the same user in a short interval: on this contribution and and this one (which I rolled back). Despite his reputation he (or she) seems to be a rather difficult user (I remember he has been blocked on at least one stackexchange site in the past and I had "bump ins" with him in the past as well). Is there a way to protect/block/etc. myself from such a user? If not what else should I do, what would be appropriate?

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    It has been taken care of. If it happens again please flag for a moderator on the affected post. – DavidPostill Sep 19 at 21:15
  • Thank you, I will, is it possible to get notified if changes to my posts are done? I think by default I only get a message if the change is "suggested" by a user with less then 2000 rep. – Albin Sep 20 at 7:50
  • Unfortunately, notifications are not sent for minor edits. See No notification was received for an edit to a post – DavidPostill Sep 20 at 8:02
  • I see, so the only solution would be to check all my posts manually (which will be too time consuming)? Also I just realized why he did those edits, he wanted to retract his votes (which he couldn't do without an edit), so hopefully he won't do it again unless he has other upvotes he wants to remove. – Albin Sep 20 at 8:25
  • I am not sure, but check the Reactions tab in the Activity tab of your Profile? – Wasif Hasan Sep 20 at 11:30
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    @WasifHasan I don't have a "reactions" tab, I think you mean "Responses", right? That one has a sub tap "revision" which seems to list all revisions made to my questions and answers. Thanks. – Albin Sep 22 at 5:47
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I have a daughter and she is special, she has autism, eventually, due to distraction, tiredness, my computer is logged in, due to a joke in her universe, she moves to imitate actions that she sees me doing.

When I notice it, I revise it, both votes and editing, sometimes I notice it on the spot, so the edit made by her doesn't even appear, due to the short reversal time.

Occurrences of up/down votes on my cell phone are more frequent, I change the password, even so, at some point, she finds out, and I get distracted typing when the digital fails.

One of the first events of my daughter's actions was the edition made on Jun 25 at 20:21 As reported to the OP where my daughter applied a down vote after taking my phone with the app open, an edit was made explaining and the downvote was removed.

Only this, there is no spam in these actions, however, I understand and take responsibility for her actions.

Forgive-me any discomfort caused.

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    Your name fits the situation perfectly. Is it just an amusing coincidence? or a deliberate part of damage control? I acknowledged and upvoted the answer, this comment is out of curiosity. – Kamil Maciorowski Sep 28 at 9:55
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    @KamilMaciorowski Thank you for your comment, my username tends to anonymity, where any productivity does not seek to claim author. But similar events have already occurred in other communities, online and "offline" too, so, is a fact Your name fits the situation perfectly... – It Wasn't Me Sep 28 at 12:11
  • @KamilMaciorowski As for damage control, you can imagine that the universe of my daily life is bigger than the SE network (that's right, there is life outside the SE), and in it, my attention does not prioritize, nor does it need to control damage in scenarios “online” like this, but provide maximum comfort in the face of the limitations that arise. However, I cannot turn my back and just ignore it, without even giving an explanation to whom any discomfort has resulted. – It Wasn't Me Sep 28 at 12:22
  • @ItWasn'tMe - Hopefully, you will take the appropriate steps to protect your account, from being used by other people. You are responsible for any edits you proposed. Since legitimate actions take place by yourself, the moderators will have a difficult time, trying to filter out illegitimate actions done on your account. Since I (personally) will be unable to tell, who is using your account, any illegitimate action will be handled accordingly. – Ramhound Sep 28 at 19:54
  • @Ramhound It is fair and correct to assume full responsibility for any and all actions in my account, without a doubt, and I will certainly be more careful and pay attention so that events of this in the future no longer occur. – It Wasn't Me Sep 28 at 20:46

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