Weird and scary feature

Is this really what happens?

I created a post with a URL to a post in another website entirely. Then I was checking my stats and noticed that URL was a referer [sic] to my post. I checked that website and sure enough somehow there seems to be a comment attributed to me.

HOW did that get there? I didn’t comment on that blog (esp. as my comment slightly violates the policy of that blog, plus I really don’t want to make comments there).

Did somehow auto-comment at the other blog? If so, that is really awful behavior and I don’t want it. I know that creates a pingback comment to other blogs within that I cite, but how does it cross this boundary, esp. as it’s necessary to actually login in order to comment at the other blog.



About dmill96

old fat (but now getting trim and fit) guy, who used to create software in Silicon Valley (almost before it was called that), who used to go backpacking and bicycling and cross-country skiing and now geodashes, drives AWD in Wyoming, takes pictures, and writes long blog posts and does xizquvjyk.
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