[wp-meta] [Making WordPress.org] #5497: Flag threads with 'dofollow' link attributes for spam review

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#5497: Flag threads with 'dofollow' link attributes for spam review
 Reporter:  jonoaldersonwp  |       Owner:  dd32
     Type:  defect          |      Status:  closed
 Priority:  high            |   Milestone:
Component:  Support Forums  |  Resolution:  fixed
 Keywords:  seo spam        |
Changes (by dd32):

 * status:  accepted => closed
 * resolution:   => fixed


 > I'm nervous about us removing arbitrary rel properties when there might
 be valid use cases for them.

 I can't see that being the case in user-submitted content :)

 I've reviewed most of the `rel=dofollow` threads and over half of them
 were detected as spam, I've reported another bunch of recent ones as spam
 so I think we can consider this fixed.

Ticket URL: <https://meta.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/5497#comment:8>
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