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'Shutting down copycat forums – the system works' blog discussion
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Its not easy to stop them taking posts from here.. Even if the web hosts shut the site down, they can relocate it at another host.
It is being spidered and you can block the spiders IP address using the .htaccess file.
Or you could code a bit of PHP that will dish out a page of complete garbage so that the offending forum picks that up instead, then starts filling up with garbage ;-)