28.12.2015, 21:00, "James Heilman" <email clipped>:
> Deadlinks are one of the most common ways of spamming Wikipedia. Paid
> editors replace deadlinks with links to the spam site which now contains
> the contain as it way copied from waybackmachine. Linking to waybackmachine
> is thus superior.
>
> --
> James Heilman
> MD, CCFP-EM, Wikipedian

Not necessarily disbelieving you, but can you point to a single, concrete 
example of a "paid editor replacing a deadlink with a link to the spam site 
copied from waybackmachine?" I'd like to see what you are talking about.

Trillium Corsage 

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