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by Esa S.
Wed Jul 08, 2009 12:47 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Do you want to become the CEO of WOT?
Replies: 15
Views: 382

Time for me to move on

I am on my vacation right now but noticed this discussion that requires some clarification. Yes I am leaving the CEO position in two months time and the board is currently looking for the replacement. It has been a very exciting two years and I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone within ...
by Esa S.
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:13 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Website Best Practices
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Payment methods

Ladybugn, I totally agree with you, small and medium business really don't have so many valid options when they set up the sales transaction process on their site. There are other operators that you can enable in parallel with Paypal like Google Checkout or Billmelater, but I am not sure if using th...
by Esa S.
Fri Apr 24, 2009 10:59 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Website Best Practices
Replies: 17
Views: 416

Website Best Practices

When you land on a new website with the intention of buying or downloading something, what are the things that you check on the site to ensure that it is safe and trustworthy? I am thinking about things like privacy policy, contact information etc. that should be found on the site itself. Can we cre...
by Esa S.
Tue Apr 21, 2009 7:00 am
Forum: Support
Topic: comments without ratings
Replies: 12
Views: 271

Comments without ratings

Comments without ratings are as valid comments as any other, but we want to remind people that comments as such don't have any influence on the rating. So if you want to get your voice heard, you need to always rate the site.
by Esa S.
Fri Apr 03, 2009 4:21 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Threaten with a lawsuite because of WOT comments
Replies: 127
Views: 1566

Do you have information on this website?

I have glanced through the postings on this thread but it is still unclear to me what is the nature of this website in question since I am not a German speaker. If someone has further information about this issue but prefers to share it with us privately please use my email esa (at) mywot.com. Regar...
by Esa S.
Thu Apr 02, 2009 6:14 am
Forum: Support
Topic: Ok to use WOT in a web app?
Replies: 3
Views: 329

Using WOT reputation database

We have an API for using WOT reputation database. The API is not publicly available because we want to manage who uses our data and for what purposes. This is our policy, and it is based on our experience from the early years. We handle all applications to use our API case by case. The following asp...
by Esa S.
Mon Mar 23, 2009 11:11 pm
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Do you speak Chinese or Japanese? WOT needs your help!
Replies: 11
Views: 548

Help needed

There are several things where we would like some advise and support: - Help in getting postings about WOT on the local sites, blogs, and forums - Help in finding some good bloggers and influencors with interest in Web 2.0 or security The entire WOT add-an and the website will be available in Japane...
by Esa S.
Sun Mar 15, 2009 8:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WOT Wiki on WOT website
Replies: 4
Views: 311

Wiki

This is not a bad idea. We are just working on a new version that enhances the languages to include Chinese, Japanese etc, but the wiki would obviously only be available in English. I don't see a problem in that, as long as the page clearly communicates it. Lets see what would be a good way to solve...
by Esa S.
Thu Mar 12, 2009 9:07 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: FEATURE REQUEST: Downloads Review
Replies: 4
Views: 176

Downloads

Rating and commenting downloads would bring us to the file level, and it might be a bit challenging to obtain enough feedback on such a detailed level. What kind of downloads were you thinking of? Another way to increase the granularity of the system is to add the URL level to enable rating and bloc...
by Esa S.
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:09 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: WOT Profile - Google Maps
Replies: 9
Views: 245

Postal code

Postal code is there only for potential statistical use, and to be honest we have never used it for anything. Once you have created a profile, you can decide what part of personal information (including your postal code) you want to show to other users. What you propose would require a permission fr...