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Michael Gracie

StopBadware needs to HoldPresses

StopBadware, the powerhouse coalition brought together to warn folks about dangerous internet sites, doesn’t seem to be working too hard. As Techdirt points out, it doesn’t take much to get on the list, but it is a pain in the ass to get off.

Add to that the fact that Google (in cooperation with WebSense), is warning people via their site, can really put a damper on your traffic even if you aren’t guilty.

I previously mentioned that StopBadware should probably agree on a scope for what constitutes “XYZware” before they got rolling, but I guess I was wrong. They are just taking everyone’s (and anyone’s) word for it.

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