Melanie Colburn is none too pleased with some “covert spam” being inserted into her WhoLinked feeds.
At the bottom of the list of links is an innocent little tag “What is this?” You might think it was a link to WhoLinked with an informational bit. Instead there’s a small drop-down that includes a random link to eBay. Wait, there’s more. The affiliate link is cloaked and disabling java gives a spammy page (http://kqzfj.com/, which had an additional redirect to junk).
It looks innocuous enough, but maybe Todd Dunning can include a disclaimer in the FAQ. I’ll ping him for his thoughts.