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Is it possible to block spammers based on country of origin?

The relevant country of origin for this wave is India. I have to believe blocking India would cause a few problems here. We're keeping an eye on this & trying a few things to slow them down. ...
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A question about flagging a post as spam

When the flag is declined, the downvotes will be removed. See this part of the FAQ What are the “spam” and “rude or abusive” (offensive) flags, and how do they work? on Meta Stack Exchange: Each red ...
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Should we permanently delete the abusive edit history from the posts, which were [accidentally] approved for spam edits?

Yes, that should be done. Not only Community managers, even diamond moderators can redact a revision. A custom flag asking for redacting a revision and a link (it does the mod's job easier) will ...
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