Organizations can now block abusive users

Community is one of the most important aspects of open source, but sometimes a few bad actors can ruin the experience for the group. To help address the problem, organization owners now have the ability to block abusive users from public repositories. This feature allows project owners to block users, and prevents blocked users from opening or commenting on issues or pull requests, forking repositories, and adding or editing wiki pages.

Screenshot of organization settings

All records of blocked activity are available in the organization’s audit log for your reference.

Screenshot of organization audit logs

To learn more about encouraging positive contributions in your organization, read our community documentation articles.

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