Definition of cancelbot in English:
A program that searches for and deletes specified postings from Internet newsgroups.
- Cancelbots are powerful and easy to misconfigure, and a misconfigured cancelbot can cause havoc.
- Thus, cancelbots which were meant to be a technical solution to net abuse threaten to become a plague.
- Operators of cancelbots take pride in the absolute mechanical nature of the cancellations.
Definition of cancelbot in:
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