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i'm not really sure that this spam blacklist works ... could someone without admin right try entering links to one of the urls in the blacklist ? -- Dionoea 01:01, 27 January 2006 (CET)

The spam blacklist automatically hides changes which include a links to one of the sites mentioned on the blacklist (I think that's what happens - I'm not too sure myself). The page is set as protected so the spammers don't clear the list (or post spam on it ;).
Meta has some stuff on how the list works:
--H2g2bob 13:39, 27 January 2006 (CET)
ps- it uses regex, so if you know regex you can do some wacky matching stuff. Otherwise just use \. instred of dots.
pps - Full desctiption here (meta-wiki)

...I tested this under an alt account without admin privileges. I was able to add a dozen links listed on the SpamBlacklist [1][2] as well as "blacklisted words within URLs" [3] to the Sandbox page without anything more than a CAPTCHA. It doesn't feel like this will actually ward off spam. DoesItReallyMatter (talk) 21:00, 27 December 2014 (CET)