I made slashdot again with a news contribution. Robert Accettura writes “Network Solutions has updated its whois interface, giving it an interesting new twist. On top of regular info provided, it shows data that appears to be from Alexa, including a screenshot of the homepage (though not terribly recent), as well as looks up your […]
Posts Tagged ‘sitefinder’
I’ve said it before. Site Finder sucks. It’s a violation of standards, and privacy. Not to mention business ethics (hijacking web traffic with a monopolistic position to increase revenue at a cost of user privacy). It may come back. Here’s to hoping Verisign goes out of business.
There’s a petition now available for the VeriSign Scam: Sign Now Already got some hits. Sign and pass it on. NOW!
I’m a bit angry. From now on any bad URL will resolve to VeriSign. That’s sick. They make money on every typo on the Internet. My real beef is that they could be selling ads for competition. For example, type appke.com instead of Apple.com, and you could be seeing ads for MS Windows. Or vice […]