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Increase of spam bots on edits

There has been a massive increase of spam bots on the edit option of posts. I have seen an average of 3 a day on my review queues and I used to see one a month if that. This may be an issue to look ...
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Declaration of affiliation for links to blogs

If someone posts an answer that link to their own blog without a declaration, is this always a flaggable offence? Here are some examples: A thorough answer with a link at the end An answer with a ...
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Open Source Software: declaration of affiliation needed?

I know they can't profit from it monetarily, but should people who are involved in the project declare their affiliation to make their bias obvious? List of SharePoint development tools
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How should we handle links to third-party products?

We can pat ourselves on the back for being popular enough to attract spammers. How should we define spam and what should we do about it?
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