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Is useful 'spam', really spam?

Having just spent several minutes weed-whacking a bunch of similar posts from hopeful marketers trying to provide tool suggestions to people having problems, I can say that such tool-only posts are an ...
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Dealing with blatant spam posts

Please flag such posts as spam, and downvote them if you wish to get them off the front page faster, but please do not edit them. (This is also the current advice given network-wide.) Here is why: ...
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Should spam flag have optional hidden comment?

When in doubt, flag as "other" and add an explanation, especially in a case like that. When applicable, a link to another question with the same spammy pattern in the comments might be helpful as well ...
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Posting a link to a site with list

The question is only about if IIS natively supports SFTP. Two answers clearly state this isn't the case, thus the question has been answered. Adding a third answer with just your list as an added ...
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One of my answers keeps getting spammed

After applying minimal mod-hammer and locking only your answer, I had to lock the whole question since the spam edits started on another answer.
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Is useful 'spam', really spam?

I think there's a right way to answer a question like that Make sure you're representing yourself correctly - A lot of these spammers tend to use fake identities and countries to make themselves seem ...
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Posting a link to a site with list

Some general suggestions (then some comments on this specific case): Since the external site you're maintaining isn't commercial, it should be ok to post a link to it along with a note that you ...
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Should spam flag have optional hidden comment?

Use the "spam" flag when you're quite sure that neither the post nor the user account that posted it have any redeeming qualities whatsoever. The spam flag has side effects such as an automatic ...
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