2.9 Advertising and spam
Job postings may be posted in the Job Board subforum. RFQs, conference and seminar announcements, calls for papers, and other planning-related announcements may be posted in the Announcements subforum.
Otherwise, advertising is not permitted
. This includes:
and general advertisements.
• Guerilla marketing
, stealth marketing
, and astroturfing
Black hat search engine optimization (SEO), including link spam, profile spam, hidden text, and SEO contest keywords.
• Chain letters
and pyramid schemes.
Other messages and solicitations primarily intended to promote a cause, venture, organization, event (except Cyburbia and other planning and urbanism-related events), or Web site not directly related to planning, or other entity or activity, whether or not money is involved.
Users posting inappropriate advertising will be banned.