The Steemit Defense League is a group of accounts run by the spammer & plagiarist @camillesteemer (aka @mybestnews). Initially, she was flagged for spamming by @abusereports and started to make accounts using the Steemit faucet account creation to flag anyone supporting or commented on an @abusereports post.
Initially, the Steemit Defense League was just the @trollshunter and then @a-steemdefleague used to flag endlessly. In a short time, it grew from 2 flagging accounts to 15 accounts all using the default 15 SP given by the Steemit faucet.
The Steemit Defense League
The hundred or so flags daily didn't affect everyone the same, for me, I muted the alerts in @ginabot and thought nothing of it, but smaller accounts the flags added up.
As of today, their faucet delegation has been removed and the sum total of all 15 accounts is around 5 total STEEM power from the previous 225 STEEM Power. Thanks to the new initiative to remove delegation from abusive accounts this was possible.
I am sure more accounts will come as they get through the Steemit faucet, but I will add them to the list and pass them on to Steemit Inc to have the delegation reclaimed.
It's not a huge victory as the Steem Power was tiny, but a lot of minnows have been stressed out and frustrated by the barrage of flags.
Looks like she noticed :)
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