Problem / Issue
Currently situations where the same Email address is creating multiple (10 or more) applications and submitting them within a 24hr period is being blocked by a temporary block implemented on the post-submission CCCApply pipeline - in order to prevent spammers from blasting colleges with fraud.The block presents an error message to the user blocking them from submitting the application (once it detects that 10 or more apps have been submitted in the 1 Day timeframe. This was put in place as a stop gap until the development of the Spam Filter web service is implemented, which is happening in the 6.2.0 release on Sept. 28, 2018.
Unfortunately, this block also prevented some colleges from creating OpenCCC accounts and submitting applications for incarcerated students (due to lack of access to computers). They are not happy with the block and want them removed. However, once the Spam Filter is implemented, these same situaitons
Once the Spam Filter is in place, the blocks are being removed. This means that colleges that need
Incarcerated Inmates = college staffers are using one email address to sign up inmates; would like a designated Admissions Office staff email address that can be used without any blocking logic to allow creation of manual accounts for special populations, such as inmates.