[theme-reviewers] Redistributing edited themes

Chip Bennett chip at chipbennett.net
Thu Nov 14 23:47:01 UTC 2013

Can you point out one of the spam-link Themes at the site in question? I'll
take it from there.

On Thu, Nov 14, 2013 at 6:13 PM, Ronnel Angelo <ronnel.angelo at gmail.com>wrote:

> I came across this site http://www.alihan.com.tr/blog/
> It distributes WordPress themes including those found on wordpress.org.
> The themes have been edited to contain spammy links. The theme names were
> also edited to prevent users from updating. Nothing new about that, a lot
> of sites do that. But this guy also has his own themes hosted on
> wordpress.org (http://profiles.wordpress.org/alihan1988/) and on most of
> those themes the Credit Link points to the url that redistributes the
> edited themes. So what are your thoughts on this? Is the guy in violation
> of some policy or is he just being a naughty boy?
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