Spam from Chinese GPL violating shills

Asked by llogan on 2019-08-29

Spam from Chinese ripoffware authors who make Brorsoft, Pavtube, avdshare, adoreshare, idealshare, wondershare, faasoft, leawo, and other clones. Poses as a user and spams their software in innumerable forums and other online communities. They also violate the license of FFmpeg and other open source projects:
https://trac.ffmpeg.org/ticket/3988

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lame/+bug/419374/comments/2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audacity/+bug/1064030/comments/7
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audacity/+bug/1064030/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/audacity/+bug/1064030/comments/11
https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+question/106643 (comments #10, #11, #12)
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-media/+question/206954 (comments #9 & #10)
https://answers.launchpad.net/soundconverter/+question/234423 (comment #10)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/soundconverter/+bug/1296406/comments/4
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/lame/+bug/419374/comments/2
https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+question/259917 (comment #3)
https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+question/213925 (the whole question is spam)
https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+question/237658 (comment #2)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/netflix-desktop/+bug/1436834/comments/10
https://bugs.launchpad.net/netflix-desktop/+bug/1436834/comments/11
https://bugs.launchpad.net/maxosx/+bug/637380/comments/2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/pacpl/+bug/971383/comments/5
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/421537/comments/7
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/421537/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/421537/comments/10
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/acetoneiso/+bug/1454146/comments/2
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/firefox-3.5/+bug/455852/comments/68
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/kino/+bug/331155/comments/3
https://bugs.launchpad.net/openshot/+bug/1264653/comments/9
https://bugs.launchpad.net/openshot/+bug/1264653/comments/10
https://bugs.launchpad.net/soundconverter/+bug/1252906/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/pipelight/+bug/1326667/comments/15
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/413018/comments/7
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/413018/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mplayer/+bug/1352447/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/mplayer/+bug/1352447/comments/9
https://bugs.launchpad.net/kazam/+bug/1168931/comments/7
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/xbmc/+bug/996336/comments/7
https://answers.launchpad.net/openshot/+question/166729 (comment #8)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/openshot/+bug/508334/comments/6
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/get-flash-videos/+bug/1210314/comments/8
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/1014264/comments/6
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/brasero/+question/60348 (comment #7)
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/youtube-dl/+bug/1364313/comments/4
https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/totem/+bug/38946/comments/16
https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/54034 (comment #12)

Please delete this spam and remove the user accounts. The vast majority of the spam is from these four accounts:
https://launchpad.net/~wonderfullifeness
https://launchpad.net/~atseaconfused
https://launchpad.net/~namenutss
https://launchpad.net/~freetimed

With additional spam from:
https://launchpad.net/~endeavorfrazer
https://launchpad.net/~grownbetterwe
https://launchpad.net/~grewetab
https://launchpad.net/~betterfaather
https://launchpad.net/~vina117831
https://launchpad.net/~vincentkirkwoodnew

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Last query:
2019-08-29
Last reply:
2019-09-14
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) said : #1

This question was expired because it remained in the 'Open' state without activity for the last 15 days.