Difference between revisions of "Talk:IceCat/Web of Trust - WOT"
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This add-on requested on the behalf of the community via the mailing list email@example.com . - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html
Revision as of 20:08, 5 November 2016
THIS ENTRY IS BLACKLISTED
This add-on was requested for ban on the behalf of the community via the mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org in November 2015. - https://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/directory-discuss/2015-11/msg00003.html
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.
- http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/2707869/posts, 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
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