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by OldNick
Sat Dec 26, 2009 9:43 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Ikea?
Replies: 3
Views: 230

Ikea?

I am browsing for shelving, and in the google "Sponsored Links" pane to the right of screen there is a listing for www.ikea.com. It is marked red for privacy, and orange in all other fields Now some of us may have thoughts about Ikea, but a negative WOT rating? \ If I type in www.ikea.com in the add...
by OldNick
Thu Dec 24, 2009 10:59 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Trusted Site Redirects to Red Site
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Ok. Most of these replies

Ok. Most of these replies have me stumped.

But worse, now the edutech site loads ok and does not redirect me but _it_ is now "WOT-damned" although I have done nothing. Having said that, it seems to be a silly and useless site that at best is mischievous, so bad cess to it.

Nick
by OldNick
Wed Dec 23, 2009 9:44 pm
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: Trusted Site Redirects to Red Site
Replies: 21
Views: 427

Trusted Site Redirects to Red Site

If I go to "www.edutech.com.au/moodle/rm5w/pswy/drains.php" which shows green for Trustworthiness, but grey for everything else under WOT, I instead get sent to "http://antivirusonlinegames.com/hitin.php?land=20&affid=20104" which flags as an attack site and WOT blocks me. What steps do I take now? ...
by OldNick
Mon Mar 30, 2009 6:20 am
Forum: Reputation discussions
Topic: NOt sure how to rate a site
Replies: 2
Views: 293

NOt sure how to rate a site

I have a website http://twtraders.com/xtkpo/zfdsm/buggy.htm that is marked grey as unknown. It redirects me a to a site that is known by WOT as very poor. But I wanted to make a rating for the site that sent me there. Since can't get there,I cannot use the WOT button to add a rating. Any help apprec...
by OldNick
Wed Dec 03, 2008 2:35 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Additional security functions and WOT – where do we go next?
Replies: 53
Views: 1128

Rating Sites

OK. Thanks. So the one person that rated the site I was led to is somebody known then? If so, I get it and that sounds reasonable.
by OldNick
Tue Dec 02, 2008 2:19 am
Forum: General discussion
Topic: Additional security functions and WOT – where do we go next?
Replies: 53
Views: 1128

WOT and new site ratings

I went to a site that was supposed to be connected to a church site http://stbenedictcenter.com/blog/2/?t=1836494 but which popped up a purported virus checker that is actually a trojan. My AV caught the trojan. However I have reported the site as dangerous to WOT, but its status seems not to have c...