I had to disable a couple of things for testing recently and that included filtering out spammers. Just take a look at how many had signed up over a 12 hour period and we've had twice as many users online in quite a while.
Hate to say this but this place might become popular even in it's broken state. Good thing I showed up before the new place was open for business as some things enhance the impact of a post and I'm all for big impacts when to comes to posts for certain members of the loco collective.
With France melting I can understand if we have to fend for ourselves every now and then.
Your post prevents me from saying:
The ones from an Interpol IP are not spammers, they are 'collectors'.