Originally Posted by JSWolf
You are breaking the site rules by posting Amazon links with affiliate codes.
If you think someone is breaking the affiliate link rules, please report the post to the moderators, do not comment on it in open forum.
In this case
you were wrong. Amazon affiliate links contain a 'tag' element. The 'ref' element is not an affiliate link.
Although the minimal link for Amazon items is amazon.com/dp/<ASIN>, readily copyable links have extra stuff that are not affiliate links.