spam accounts showing up on google searches

Separate thread for this since it's slightly different from the forum spam issue:
When you google Zotero and restrict to, e.g., the last 24hs, you get a lot of spam user accounts (for sports stuff, TV downloads, etc.) I thought we already did something (like a no bots or so?) to prevent Zotero user pages from being attractive for spammers. Anything we can do about that?

  • All the links are nofollow, but that doesn't seem to deter them, and automatic detection has too many false positives to let it work automatically.

    I hope to roll out something closer to forum moderation style controls soon after the new site with vanilla 2 launches.
  • too bad. Thanks for the reply. Let's hope Vanilla 2 is indeed able to reign this in somewhat.
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