Is WordPress.com going Pro Spam?

Say hello to Poker 101.  I don’t normally link to sites filled with affiliate links and the like (At least I try not to.) but I’m making a big deal about this for one very good reason. It’s still there. You see, a couple of months back, I noticed (see the comments section) that sometimes I had to resend spam reports into wordpress.com when they didn’t get acted upon them.  Now, I know it’s only Mark over there dealing with those reports (Lloyd used to do them as well but I noted that he got removed from that position.  At least he’s no longer following up on reports any more.) but after two reports sent in previously, (and a third one in today) the site is still there. – Affiliate links? Check – Adverts? Check – Content stealing? Maybe.  Copied at least. This isn’t the first time I’ve seen this either.  This guy had his sites up for more than a week after first questioning what the issue was. Sure, maybe wordpress.com has a public face of being anti-splog.  We all know that previous experience shows...

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Working on the chaingang

I’m spending the day working on broken posts and a couple of small projects.  If you see something broken around here, please let me know here in the comments.

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Demonoid.com is back online

It appears that demonoid.com is back on line and kicking out torrents.  It’s a pity that the school I use has torrents blocked or I would make use of this service.  Hmm, maybe I should look into finding an article on how to use Putty and a VPS to Bypass any Firewall or Throttling ISP with SSH.

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