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Links to not allowed?

Yesterday, I submitted a post on Android Enthusiast. Today, I tried to edit it, and it said that links to weren't allowed. These links are part of an error message. Shouldn't they be ...
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Watch out for links is's URL shortener. While it can only be used to shorten links to, it can disguise affiliate tags in those links.
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Copyright Violation on Answer Sources?

I came across this answer which received the following comment Beg pardon. Not product. Blog. Using StackExchange to drive traffic to your site is bad form. And then in an edit by another user ...
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Why do many of the answers posted here on Android seem to link offsite?

I'm seeing lots of questions on the site where people are basically saying "Here's a great guide to X" and the content links off site. My immediate thought is that Android Enthusiasts is the site I'...
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Where do "modified" .apk files stand?

This question is directly related to my answer to a question on the main site: Mobile to PC skype video chat? The timeline for the sake of relevancy: The questioner was looking for a way to make a ...
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where does the incoming traffic come from?

according to Area51, we have 2,700+ visits/day, which is more than the expected 1,500. The description says 1,500 visits per day is good, 500 visits per day is worrying. A great site benefits ...
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market:// links broken

As seen in this answer, the link: market://search?q=pname:com.trafficstats ...has been turned into: http://market//search?q=pname%3acom.trafficstats
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Implement BBCode to utilise AppBrain's app widget

Hey guys, I know when we recommend apps we usually link them to AppBrain. The issue here is the minor inconsistency with the links. I like to link the app and also insert the QR code. AppBrain have ...
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What's the policy on linking to non-market apps?

Not that non-market or self-hosted apps should be an issue -- but what about "Warez"-type hosting of cracked paid apps, or of apps that have been removed from the market? case in point -- the ...
Michael Paulukonis's user avatar