Originally Posted by jgaiser
I think the Moderation team needs to rethink this. There's some major overreaction here.
A simple disclaimer as the first line of the posting should give those who are bothered by the affiliate program more than enough information to bypass those postings.
I agree. It's going to devalue the deals forum considerably.
I'd think a disclosure/disclaimer and non-obfuscation should be enough to satisfy those who object to someone getting credit for a referral, but if it came down to it, compared to this new policy, I'd prefer referral links just be banned entirely.