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David Hedlund warned Richard Stallman that the Firefox add-on "Web Of Trust" (WOT) was a malware and requested the software for ban on the FSD via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org in November 2015. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html
 
David Hedlund warned Richard Stallman that the Firefox add-on "Web Of Trust" (WOT) was a malware and requested the software for ban on the FSD via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org in November 2015. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html
  
Mozilla Foundation deleted it's entry (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/) about WOT in 3th November 2016.
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Mozilla Foundation deleted it's entry (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/) about WOT in 3th November 2016. This was reported in a article soon after. - http://news.thewindowsclub.com/web-of-trust-wot-add-on-taken-down-86981/
  
 
Donald Robertson (FSF staff at the time) mentioned http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/ and removed the FSD entry for the software during the FSD IRC meeting that took place in 4th November 2016.
 
Donald Robertson (FSF staff at the time) mentioned http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/ and removed the FSD entry for the software during the FSD IRC meeting that took place in 4th November 2016.
 
  
 
==Articles==
 
==Articles==
 
* http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2707869/posts, 2011
 
* http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2707869/posts, 2011
 
* http://www.prweb.com/releases/WOT/lawsuit/prweb8145841.htm, 2011
 
* 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://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/, 2016
 
 
* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOT_Services#Privacy_issues
 
* https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WOT_Services#Privacy_issues

Revision as of 19:25, 5 November 2016

THIS ENTRY IS BLACKLISTED

This software is malware, and thus it cannot be in the directory, but this discussion entry should still be open so that it can be used has a warning.

David Hedlund warned Richard Stallman that the Firefox add-on "Web Of Trust" (WOT) was a malware and requested the software for ban on the FSD via the mailing list directory-discuss@gnu.org in November 2015. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html

Mozilla Foundation deleted it's entry (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/wot-safe-browsing-tool/) about WOT in 3th November 2016. This was reported in a article soon after. - http://news.thewindowsclub.com/web-of-trust-wot-add-on-taken-down-86981/

Donald Robertson (FSF staff at the time) mentioned http://www.ghacks.net/2016/11/01/browsing-history-sold/ and removed the FSD entry for the software during the FSD IRC meeting that took place in 4th November 2016.

Articles



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