eGenix is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the eGenix Antispam Bot for Telegram 0.5.0 - A simple, yet effective bot implementation to address Telegram signup spam.
eGenix has long been running a local user group meeting in Düsseldorf
called Python Meeting Düsseldorf and we are using a Telegram group
for most of our communication.
In the early days, the group worked well and we only had few spammers
joining it, which we could well handle manually.
More recently, this has
changed dramatically. We are seeing between 2-5 spam signups per day,
often at night. Furthermore, the signups accounts are not always easy to
spot as spammers, since they often come with profile images,
With the bot, we now have a more flexible way of dealing with the