A follow-up from this question.

I've noticed that many spam suggested edits have edit summaries that contain an email address (examples: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5]). Spambots seem to be treating the edit summary field as if it were the email field in a blog post comment form. It would be great if we took advantage of this to block these spam suggested edits.

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    Or, blocking BBCode links ([url] style) and HTML link (<a> style)? Nov 18, 2014 at 23:15
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    Sounds good. Just don't block raw http:// links. I link to a lot of meta questions for 'this cleanup' or 'that discussion' etc
    – Robotnik
    Nov 19, 2014 at 3:05


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