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I wouldn't name an input file "OUTPUTFILE", but that doesn't disturb perl.
The seek seeks from EOF, so negative offset is OK, if the file is longer than 500 bytes, so error checking would be better.
However, you are opening OUTPUTFILE and then seeking on CONFIRMEDOUTPUTFILE...
The same name on every site (unless it is taken already)
A different name for every site
The same name for sites I don't care about, but different names on sites I do care about
Different names for sites I don't care about, but the same name on sites I do care about
The anonymous account
Someone else's username
Root, after hacking into the site
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