Baron, A few days ago, I copied an article from Hussman ( http://www.elitetrader.com/vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=52763 ), citing the original URL as source (which in my opinion is common courtesy, when copying someone's original content in verbatim) and apparently one of your moderators deleted the URL to the original article! Where do you draw the line? It's not like one is sending a URL to a competitor to one of ET's sponsors. Or posting an "info-mercial" (stealth ads). Btw, you could also take a look at the kind of feedback received (uninvited_guest and skalpz). Obviously, in a community of 30.000 people one can't expect everyone to be bright or try to contribute good stuff, but certain posters (oktiri, uninvited_guest, skalpz come immediately to mind) have nothing to contribute AND are abusive. I don't care much, as I make liberal user of the "ignore" function and both of them were in my i-list long before those posts (if others wouldn't quote them, I wouldn't have noticed). I'd much prefer to only use the ET "ignore" function for people who write 3k posts with no "meat". Not for posters who obviously have too much free time in their hands and spend it writing pure noise on ET. Suggestion: you could implement the "Subscribe" feature (opposite of Ignore) and if a poster has a ratio less then 1:20 (20 times higher ignores) limit posting privileges (either altogether or to say 5 posts per day).