Every single anonymous edit that I've reviewed has been obvious spam. Is there a good reason to allow anonymous edits, or can we turn this feature off?


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Some related reading...

Prevent suggested edits coming from anonymous users?

Do we have stats showing that anonymous edits are helpful?


By the looks of it, when the topic has come up before, the ratio of bad to good is/hasn't been bad enough to axe it.

  • Good background commentary. Interesting, no one, not even Jeff Atwood, tries to explain why the feature was introduced in the first place. Commented Dec 13, 2012 at 22:01

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