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Re: Spammers using w3.org "supporters" page

From: Kahuki Network <contact@kahuki.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 22:12:26 +0100
Message-ID: <55c5b93b0803121412j3826e630if277fd8344bee2a8@mail.gmail.com>
To: "site-comments@w3.org" <site-comments@w3.org>
What is the benefit of doing that? If I open that page I do not see anything
viagra related!?

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> On Sun, 2008-02-17 at 20:35 -0600, Dirk Haun wrote:
> >
> >
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > on a website I'm administrating, someone tried to post comment spam
> > containing links to the w3.org supporters pages. For example:
> >
> > http://www.w3.org/Consortium/supporters?
> > key=99e9239acb94a568d7430788001143ca&buy-viagra.html
> > http://www.w3.org/Consortium/supporters?
> > key=99e9239acb94a568d7430788001143ca&buy-cialis.html
> >
> > .... and a few more of the same sort. I'd suggest you remove those ASAP
> > and maybe think of ways to try and prevent further misuse in the future.
>
> Hi Dirk,
>
> Thank you for bringing this to our attention.
>
> _ Ian
>
> > regards,
> > Dirk Haun
> >
> >
> >
> --
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)   http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                     +1 718 260-9447
>
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