Exactly what is a prohibited link?
I have a Hub called Biggest Google Adsense Sites sharing list and I got a warning about prohibited links.
A "warning" is nothing at all, really. I know that if I write about guns ( and I do ) then I can't link to, say, "Smith And Wesson's" home site - as they actually sell guns there, and that is prohibited by Google.
Hope that example helped.
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