Ron Newman (ron_newman) wrote,
Ron Newman

Do you maintain an LJ community? If so, please read this

If you are a maintainer of a LiveJournal community, LJ has just saddled you with an unwanted "spam protection" misfeature that is probably doing great harm to your community by silently hiding comments with links.

Please turn the misfeature OFF by going to, selecting your community from the "Work as user:" menu, and then UNCHECK the checkbox labelled "Spam Protection Comments containing a link to a non-whitelisted domain will be marked as spam and moved to a special section."

Those of you who read b0st0n or davis_square or permmembers have probably already seen my much longer explanation/rant on this subject. If you didn't, please read it here. Then please pass the word on to anyone who needs to hear it.

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