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What should community ♦ mods do with spammers?

Obviously we clan up spam posts, but what about the accounts? Is this something that we local mods should be doing? For example, this account is an obvious spam account.

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marked as duplicate by random Jan 26 '11 at 3:17

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I can't say whether it's the official policy or not, but when I find accounts that have only ever been used to post spam I destroy them. I do this on such a regular basis that I have to think it would have prompted an email from management if they thought it was wrong.

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Yep. If they provide nothing but advertisement, if their first act is to spam, I nuke. If someone answers a question in context, provides a commercial solution that they make, I leave it for the community to punish them. – Won't Jan 26 '11 at 12:37

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