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Hijacking affiliate links 
4th-Mar-2010 02:32 pm - Hijacking affiliate links
Skittish Eclipse
I've been given a heads up that has done some excellent sleuthing and investigation into hijacked LJ affiliate links:

What is LJ doing to my links?
What is LJ doing to my links? Part 2
What is LJ doing to my links? Part 3

Expect this post to be update through the day as I find out more and come up with a good summary.

ETA: No good summary, but I feel like I should say code got taken down, etc etc, business as usual.
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5th-Mar-2010 03:10 am (UTC)
The code was obfuscated (i.e., made intentionally difficult to read) and the same script is being served up by other sites, too. It's definitely from a third party and I doubt if they even looked at what it was doing before dropping it into their production environment.
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