Spam Spotted on Yahoo Developer Network Wiki

One of the great things about wikis is that anyone can easily contribute. At the same time, the ability for anyone to contribute can also cause problems. While reviewing a page on the Yahoo Developer Network wiki this morning, I noticed that sometime over the weekend some “wiki spam” with links to purchase drugs (like Viagra) appeared on the page. Of course, it just might be that some YDN member is working on a way to search Yahoo and take care of “other problems” at the same time. (-: (-: (-:

Update: The spam has been removed. Here’s a screen cap of what I saw earlier.

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