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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
I've requested if this add-on should be banned on the behalf of the community via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org.
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This add-on have been requested if it should be banned on the behalf of the community via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html
  
 
==Reasons==
 
==Reasons==
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==Articles==
 
==Articles==
* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOT_Services#Privacy_issues
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* http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2707869/posts, 2011
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* http://www.prweb.com/releases/WOT/lawsuit/prweb8145841.htm, 2011
 
* http://news.thewindowsclub.com/web-of-trust-wot-add-on-taken-down-86981/, 2016
 
* http://news.thewindowsclub.com/web-of-trust-wot-add-on-taken-down-86981/, 2016
 
* http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/, 2016
 
* http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/, 2016
* http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2707869/posts, 2011
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* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOT_Services#Privacy_issues
* http://www.prweb.com/releases/WOT/lawsuit/prweb8145841.htm, 2011
 

Revision as of 20:04, 5 November 2016

THIS ENTRY IS BLACKLISTED

Issues

This add-on have been requested if it should be banned on the behalf of the community via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html

Reasons

Web Of Trust (WOT) was found guilty to spy and sell the data of it's users via a malware in it's software (malicious feature).

Thus it cannot be in the directory, but this entry should still be open so that it can be used has a warning.

After the revelations the Mozilla foundation deleted it's entry (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/) about WOT.

Articles



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