Coding Horror: Designing For Evil

by Volker Weber

Websites that allow users to post content will always be vulnerable to the actions of a handful of evil, spammy users. It's not pleasant. It is a dark mirror into the ugly underbelly of human nature. But it's also an unfortunate, unavoidable fact of life: some of your users will be evil. And when you fail to design for evil, you have failed your community.

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how true, how true ...

Daniel Haferkorn, 2008-05-30

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