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Spam duplicate of WP Codex (5 posts)

  1. curly
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    codex.wordpress.org.vietphuong.info/Main_Page

    Maybe something for the WP Staff to take action.

    While spamblogs are already a real p.i.t.a., spam duplicates (that are even listed in Google before real Codex results) are just as bad!

  2. petit
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    This is really bad.
    The whole site at http://codex.wordpress.org.ush-net.info/ a copy of http://codex.wordpress.org/Main_Page

    Only ads are added.
    And a disclaimer with a link back to the original:

    Disclaimer: The following content is the cached version of the original webpage that can be found here
    ush-net.info is neither affiliated with the authors of this page nor responsible for its content.

  3. drmike
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    We've been seeing a lot of these over in wp.com land pulling content via RSS feeds. Lots of fun.

    Seems like most have been hosted by keyweb.de in Germany or ev1 here in the US. Both of these are hosted by hetzner.de.

  4. JeremyVisser
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I thought in Germany they have really strict copyright laws. Why would they be hosting it in Germany then?

  5. drmike
    Member
    Posted 7 years ago #

    I was expecting that this was going to be another keyweb site which is why I wrote that. I was surprised to find that it wasn't.

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