Because you have been so successful in framing your advertising post as an informational post that I took the bait.
Fortunately, police don't care about truth or justice, they just want to inflict some damage. This is the rare case when they're just what the doctor ordered.
I'm not advertising, I'm explaining. There is a lot of advertising on DEV. I'm not a company. I don't care how many people know my software. I don't sell anything to anyone.
Please complain to actual advertisers instead.
We're a place where coders share, stay up-to-date and grow their careers.
We strive for transparency and don't collect excess data.