Global Blacklist API now supports Irredeemables, also SSL enabled

in globalblacklistapi •  2 months ago  (edited)

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Please consider supporting the Global Blacklist API proposal.

The Global Blacklist API

The Global Blacklist API is a project I started three days after I got access to the Steem Cleaners blacklist. It has been running for almost two years and supports ten (10) community blacklists and all Steem Engine Tribes.

The Global Blacklist API is used by over 50% of Steem dApps in one way or another

The Global Blacklist API has been a free service I offer to provide a standard and easy to use interface to access multiple blacklists on the Steem blockchain. dApps and services can choose to subscribe to one or more of the available blacklists and use them to minimize abuse.

Currently, the Global Blacklist API supports the following blacklists:

  • BuildAWhale
  • SteemCleaners
  • Redeemer
  • MinnowBooster
  • Actifit
  • Yoodoo
  • Smartsteem
  • D-Tube
  • Plenty of Phish
  • Irredeemables
  • All Steem Engine Tribes

What is Irredeemables?

The Irredeemables is a list maintained by Steemit Inc. that prevents accounts that violate the Terms of Service (TOS) from displaying on front-ends (like Steemit.com & Steempeak) that use Steemit Inc. nodes.

Accounts on this list will not show up on Steemit.com, Steempeak.com, or any other front-end that utilizes Steemit Inc. nodes. They also cannot hide other user's posts or comments with their downvotes.

SSL Support

The Global Blacklist API can now be accessed via SSL. You can access the blacklist with the endpoint https://blacklist.usesteem.com.

If you want more information on how to use the Global Blacklist API, please refer to this post.

Steempeak integration

@steempeak recently integrated the Global Blacklist API into their front end. You can read about the integration here

Randowhale integration

The newly re-launched @randowhale project is using the Global Blacklist API. You can read about this project here.

Support Global Blacklist API

I have a proposal on SPS to support the Global Blacklist API. You can read about it here and approve it here

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This is a great project! Cool to see @randowhale using the API.

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  ·  2 months ago (edited)Reveal Comment

He's helping Steemit Inc achieve it's goal of rewards pool protection. If you don't like that you can now convert your Steem to another token. I'm converting to Leo and trying to use only Steemleo.com because I am not a fan of censorship and the rules on Steemit.com. To each their own though.

Creating hundreds of accounts and posting garbage and using bid bots to raise their rep is certainly Steem related.

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  ·  2 months ago Reveal Comment

I have 1 account and I thought almost all of my 12,000 posts/comments were pretty decent but I'm still stuck on a blacklist or two. :(

LOL

Pot, meet kettle.

C'mon man. What the hell do you think you are telling people when you put folks on blacklists for doing exactly the same thing you do? We do need a blacklist on Steem, but not one based on personal antipathy. Your bot affected people's rep. That's part of it's appeal. Your claim he posted 'garbage' may or may not be true. Lots of people bought votes for posts you would not have written.

From my perspective, you are condemning @dreamryder007 for being typical of your userbase. This is an example of exactly why not to blacklist someone IMHO. You seem to love censorship, which causes me cognitive dissonance because of your avatar.

You should pay @fulltimegeek 60 Steem. It's the right thing to do. You continually posture as purely driven by ethical considerations, but when you or your buddies do those same things, you brush off the charge as insignificant.

Walk your talk.