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Joined: Oct 04 2017
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Damn. Does the forum have a sticker on back saying 'post it all here' ?

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Joined: Nov 19 2017
Posts: 266

I never understood why people go posting porn links on forums.
It's not like it's hard to find porn on the net. In fact it's kinds difficult to avoid

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Joined: Nov 08 2017
Posts: 1040

Two main reasons, I think:

Kiddies, who are still young enough to think it's daring

and those who are trying to draw attention to their own porn site.

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Joined: Jan 06 2018
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Scamming is one of the most important reasons. Porn sites are notoriously dangerous to windows machines. Many sites are actually about porn at all. It's merely bait and tackle to infect a computer for various purposes.

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Joined: Nov 08 2017
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Yes. I heard also a while back, that a lot of the right-wing-extremist scene, at least in Germany, brings in a lot of their funding through porn sites. I don't know for sure that trojans and viruses play a part, but I assume so.

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Joined: Nov 19 2017
Posts: 266

This article is rather old now
Religious Sites Carry More Malware Than Porn Sites, Security Firm Reports

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Joined: Nov 19 2017
Posts: 266

But I wonder which is ahead in malware these days

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Joined: Nov 08 2017
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I'd bet on the religious sites. Either deliberately placed (what was the first name of that Bakker bloke?), or unknowingly, because the people running the site couldn't organise a f...

No, we'll leave that expression out, I think. 😉