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 Post subject: Who spams here?
PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2021 10:42 am 
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like what are the spam links like? why do they even do it? very weird thing to do in 2021..


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 Post subject: Re: Who spams here?
PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2021 2:35 pm 
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newosdeveloper2021 wrote:
Who spams here?
Most notably robots, script-kiddies, sometimes clicking-farms.
newosdeveloper2021 wrote:
like what are the spam links like? why do they even do it? very weird thing to do in 2021..
When you'll see a bunch of posts suddenly appearing about selling you cheap vaccine or hacked netflix accounts, you'll know how a spam looks like. Thankfully the moderators are purging those pretty quickly, that's why you can see any right now.

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 Post subject: Re: Who spams here?
PostPosted: Mon May 24, 2021 11:57 pm 
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(I'll move this topic to "About this site" where it should be)

We also have auto-moderation for new user posts/topics, so non-moderators don't see most of the spam (sometimes there's accounts that post a reasonable initial post, then spam - or were created before the moderation requirement was added).

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